On Saturday, Lebanon Valley College held its commencement ceremonies, and so I was there in my exceedingly green robes and velvet tam. [Note: I finally got the grown-up version of my academic regalia, and I really wish it was still de rigueur to wear them for teaching because they’re awesome and comfortable and warm. But I’d hate … More commencement


I am cagey, wary about books, collecting them in great heaps and circling them, until something snaps, until I feel I must dive in and devour them all. At once. … More bookish