Archive for May, 2007

Cap(r)itulation

Thursday, May 10th, 2007

I bought a pair of capri pants today. I really don’t much like the way that capri pants look, cutting off at mid-calf and all that. But we’re heading off on vacation to warm and sunny historic state and I’m loathe to be forced to choose only between shorts and jeans for my wardrobe. So […]

Quorum Fails

Tuesday, May 8th, 2007

You’d think this was a problem of term-time more than after grades are in. We had a meeting canceled today because we failed to make quorum and the issues to be decided were pretty significant. (Enough so that if we’d made a decision and been right on the bare minimum for quorum, there still would […]

Cheesy Goodness

Saturday, May 5th, 2007

My husband has found the best birthday present ever for me: TimeLife’s 70s Music Explosion.
Wildfire! Escape (The Pina Colada Song)! My Sharona! Rock and Roll Heaven! Gypsies, Tramps and Thieves! And it’s all recommended by Greg Brady! It’ll probably be here in time for the big event in the middle of the month.

I has been linkede!

Thursday, May 3rd, 2007

By Inside Higher Ed on April 23.
I have arrived (or something). In celebration of which? We must laugh! So I bring you the latest in giggle-inducement courtesy of the internet: Cat Macros (funny pictures of cats and stuff with whimsical l33t-speak captions added). Feast your eyes on I Can Has Cheezburger, Cat Macros @ LJ […]

Respectability

Wednesday, May 2nd, 2007

Historians’ blogs are achieving respectability (take that, Ivan Tribble!) — Anthony Grafton, who I’ve seen commenting over at New Kid’s and Flavia’s, has enthusiastically shared his reasons for being a blog reader in the latest Perspectives.
All I can say is that I’m happy to see some more senior scholars express their support for this activity. […]