Monthly Archives: January 2022

“Friends Old and Young”

My former students will probably be surprised to hear that I consider myself to be an introvert.  They really only saw me “on stage” in the classroom, essentially playing the role of my profession.  Even in my social life I feel as … Continue reading

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“Connections” A noiseless, patient spider, I mark’d, where, on a little promontory; it stood, isolated; Mark’d how, to explore the vacant, vast surrounding, It launch’d forth filament, filament, filament, out of itself; Ever unreeling them– ever tirelessly speeding them. And … Continue reading

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