I spent the bulk of the last week driving from Eastern New York to Western PA and back again — and then doing it another time because it was so much…
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Back when blogs were a thing, I frequently put together a post that was simply links + informative text about said link. This I did mostly for my own…
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I know, I know. It’s been a minute. On paper, October was shaping up to be a hectic month. My Farmers’ Museum gig would be in full fall mode, complete…
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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…
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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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Lead story: At the end of March, I went out into the desert to run 13.1 miles down Mt. Charleston in Nevada. Running in new places is one of my favorite…
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