If I had liveblogged last night’s circus performance, it would go something like this

(Outside, before the performance) It sure looks like one of those clowns is going to hit a child with a pin. (Inside, waiting for the performance) This place looks like a school. Oh wait, it is a school. A circus school. A torrential downpour. Wind is blowing over flags and stuff. And the title of […]


As I may have mentioned somewhere below, writing has been my most daunting task since becoming chair (to be fair, this was complicated in the summer by virtue of moving). Mostly it’s a time issue, but though it is also something of a concentration issue. To write well and creatively, one must forget (if momentarily) […]