Category Archives: field trips

Happy Easter, Happy Spring!

This dispatch comes from Boston, adopted city of my daughter, and where we are gathering for Easter. We stay at a hotel a few T-stops from where she lives, the same place we’ve been staying at for six years. It’s … Continue reading

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Field Trip: Thornfield Hall…

…by way of Railroad Square Cinema in Waterville, Maine. What lucky timing, that our semester devoted to the works of the Brontës happens to coincide with the release of the latest film incarnation of Jane Eyre! Jane has been adapted for … Continue reading

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Field Trip: Old Fort Western

I found myself back in Augusta yesterday, this time for a meeting. To make up for Monday’s aborted field trip, I got off the ferry, hopped in my car, and got up to Augusta in time for a little wander-about. … Continue reading

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A sad field trip :(

Since I’m in Augusta every week, I always thought a field trip of our Capital City would be in order. The historic waterfront along the Kennebec River seemed like a great place to start until last week, when our Department … Continue reading

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Field Trip: Boston!

We’ve grown tired of snow and ice and slush and shoveling and scraping and all the rest. Time to head south… …as far a Boston, anyway! Our daughter lives there and has all kinds of fun adventures planned for us. … Continue reading

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Island Field Trip!

The first week of the semester is over, and I find myself reading, reading, reading. It occurs to me, now that I’m deep in the first chapters of my classes, that it’s all about the ladies. I’m reading about a … Continue reading

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Field Trip!

Deb Meehan, director of URock, always tells students that downtown Rockland is their campus. So today, before my 1:00 class, I toured part of campus. I took advantage of one of my favorite student perks at URock and got a … Continue reading

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