out here

So, if you’ve been here recently, you saw the start of what I thought was going to be a frequent series of posts from my June travels in Spain. But the breakneck pace of the seminar, coupled with not-so-frequent access to WiFi, meant that project died on the vine. I also intended to send out … More out here

Me voy.

In twenty-four hours, I’ll be somewhere over the Atlantic, bound for Madrid and an international faculty development seminar focused on the Camino de Santiago. It is officially summer, insofar as everything is graded and the meetings are generally in abeyance, but still, I go in a time of flux (as if there is any other … More Me voy.

arbitrary numbers

This morning, I passed the 50,000 word mark on the novel manuscript. That’s not quite 150 pages; there’s not a terrible lot of dialogue, no traditional chapter breaks to push me onto a next page here and there. 50,000 words sounds like a lot. I suppose it is a lot. My freshmen composition students will have to write … More arbitrary numbers