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So, do you know what happened 700 years ago today? The Templars were arrested, an event which led to the destruction (completely, despite what fiction authors might tell you) of the order. I was “All Templars, all the time” these past couple of weeks or more, but it was worth it. There were beautiful Friesian Horses, dashing swordsmen (John Lennox and Chris Franklin were utterly awesome. The way they moved together, the way they …

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Hello, Life. Hello, Cindy. Well, I’ve decided that I’m going to get a grip on you, and hold fast. The days go too quickly for me, and there’s so much I want to get done. I’ve heard this before. Stop being snarky. I am going to do this…I’m going to write one thousand words a day and clean a drawer a day. That way I will become neat and organized and get a book …

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So, the end of the first week. It’s amazingly, exhaustingly busy, and has been much more good than bad…I wouldn’t have said bad at all except I just got lightly reprimanded by a dean’s secretary. I try not to care, but I do. Anyway, it was wonderful in some ways. All my student workers from last year save one came back, and they were happy to see me. I love how after time they …

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So, I finally went to the Gala Saturday. I put on my pretty dress, my new shoes, painted all my nails, even borrowed my mother’s heavily beaded shawl, which is silver, and she made it herself but never got to really use. I think I looked really good, though the photographs, as ever, disappoint. There was bus service into Pittsburgh for those who wanted it, so I went to campus, got on the bus, …

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First: Hello Donna, Sara and Cindy. 🙂 I don’t know if any of you have noticed, but tea mugs make a huge difference. I have two mugs I use the most: A mug with all the presidents of the United States on it (a present from one of my faculty) and a glazed clay mug I bought at the pottery sale last year. The US mug is your common, white on the inside glazed …

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