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For those unaware, I really like baseball, its history, and its statistics. I adore Bill James’s Historical Baseball Abstracts and pretty much anything Joe Posnanski (even the unbaseball, like columns about iPads or his daughter watching football). And so I bum around … Continue reading
This fall semester was, not at all surprisingly, one of the hardest semesters I’ve experienced in a decade of full-time teaching. I’d stack it up alongside my first semester teaching full time–exciting in some ways, but also exhausting and overwhelming … Continue reading
In 1659, residents of Fort Orange and Beverwijck lodged a series of formal complaints “against the practice of playing golf along the streets.” Hackers and duffers no doubt posed the biggest menace, but even the most skilled of golfers could … Continue reading
I suspect there’s a part of me that still loves football, but I’m also pretty sure it’s the part of me that is memories and nostalgia, not the part of me that lives in the here and now. In what’s … Continue reading
Just the other day, FedEx dropped off a lovely envelope from Early American Studies, and inside were copies to EAS 13.3, where my first full-length article appears. I last wrote about this project when submitting the piece–I held off updates when … Continue reading
Wild & Scenic Film Fest expands to two locations 4th annual event features films that inspire environmental activism For immediate release Contact: Woodie Walker E-mail: woodie.walker @riverfriends.org Phone: (540) 373-3448 x. 117 FREDERICKSBURG – There aren’t many empty seats at … Continue reading
I don’t see any reason why Mary Washington isn’t already dealing with its snow this way.