Tag Archives: Brontë

The sweet, sad final days

I’m posting from URock, and it’s strangely quiet, considering it’s finals week. There are a few students milling about, and some hard-core math finals taking place. And there’s a freezer full of ice cream, courtesy of the Student Association. What … Continue reading

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Folks, I’m in the thick of it. Papers and projects due, and this silly gal (that would be me) had the crazy notion to get her husband tickets to see John Prine tomorrow night in Portland. When you live on … Continue reading

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Brontë and Bechdel and Books, OH MY

Ah…post conference relief! The First Annual Undergraduate English Conference happened yesterday. I made a wreck of myself in advance of giving my paper, and of course, it all went pretty well. I don’t know why I get so wound up … Continue reading

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I’ll be fine

Remember I mentioned the First Annual English Conference hosted by my school, University of Maine at Augusta? Well it seems I did submit a paper for consideration after all. And apparently it’s been accepted. And yes, members of my class … Continue reading

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UMA-All day and into the night

Monday was a big day at UMaine Augusta. The Board of Trustees for all of the UMaine System met there to, among other things, discuss and approve their strategic plan. I sat in on the end of the student representative … 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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New Semester, New Courses, New Experiences

The winter break is officially winding down, and I hope it was as restful or as fruitful as you wanted yours to be. The new semester starts tomorrow, and I’ve got my books, my new notebooks, my post-it notes, and … Continue reading

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