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Day 331: Recreate

We had a lazy Thanksgiving–just the the five of us and my mother-in-law. We made casseroles and turkey and stuffing and so on. We took a moment before eating to honor my father-in-law. And we took turns sharing with each … Continue reading

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Day 330: Dislocate

So I am back in Georgia for the holiday. We are staying about an hour south of Atlanta, with my mother-in-law, but most of today I spent back in Atlanta, taking care of a few details at the old house … Continue reading

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Day 313: Peel

It’s been a while since I’ve posted a photo to accompany a blog entry. I kind of wish I had remembered to snap a photo tonight, if for no other reason than to have posted perhaps the most humble and … Continue reading

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Day 311: Debunk

Sometimes I feel a bit guilty when I am writing these blog posts. When I started out, there was a lot of house cleaning and purging going on. I tried to balance the “inside” and “outside” jobs–focusing as much on … Continue reading

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Day 307: Adjust

OK, so I didn’t stay up late last night, and I actually got to sleep in a little this morning (our kids’ schools had a delayed start to allow the last of the ice on the roads to melt)–but still, … Continue reading

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Day 284: Acknowledge

OK, I’m feeling a little tight on words by Day 284, I guess. Tonight’s posting should really be “encourage” or “support,” but I’m going to have to go with “acknowledge.” Our bedroom has pretty much become the last refuge of … Continue reading

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Day 277: Blend

It’s been a long day, so I’m keeping this post short. I think I have written about this sort of thing before, but today I had another opportunity to reintegrate parts of my life back in Atlanta with our new … Continue reading

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Day 274: Reply

I’ve tried to keep up with comments on this blog on a daily basis, but for the past couple of days, I have not taken the time to reply. So tonight, I caught up on those comments–and it got me … Continue reading

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Day 251: Arrive

I’m here. The academic job market is a little odd. Ads post in the fall–usually September or October–with deadlines toward the end of the semester, and then invitations for interviews during January and February. And then that’s it, until next … Continue reading

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Day 247: Content

Why is “content” more commonly used as an adjective rather than as a verb? Why is it something that I “am,” rather than something that I do? Maybe that seems counter-intuitive, as though I am placing priority on doing over … Continue reading

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