Before I get all in my feelings about writing projects, let me give you three quick podcast recommendations. I Spy from Foreign Policy captures stories from real-life espionage agents. The details are what keep you listening, even if some of the episodes are a little dry. What’s…
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As you know, Bob, I work as an historic interpreter at the Farmers’ Museum in Cooperstown, NY. My choice to take up a life of explaining 19th century…
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August is my least favorite month. It’s so hot and humid in the northeast. Plus, we’re in a liminal space where it feels like the summer is over even…
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Scott, my husband of 28 years, and I just returned from a trip to Iceland. Why Iceland? Why not Iceland? It’s only a five-six hour flight from the upper…
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Yeah, I know. Long time. In my own defense, this has been an incredibly busy summer, what with historic interpreting and college visits with younger…
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Before we get to the body of this newsletter, which is all about science fiction, a bookstore, and college, two public health links: From 99 percent…
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Last week, I picked Older Teen up at school in Meadville. The drive back here is through some of the emptier parts of New York State and we had five…
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When I started this newsletter yesterday, Roe v. Wade still seemed like settled law. Today? Well. My thoughts are this: It’s not great but it’s also not…
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