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I Made the Right Call

Sometimes I stumble into the right decision. I reluctantly cancelled today’s office hours and rescheduled tomorrow’s exam via this email to LA245 students: I hate disrupting the schedule. However uncertainties created by Hurricane Sandy make it prudent to reschedule tomorrow’s exam … Continue reading

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We’ve Got the Power

Early yesterday afternoon Central Maine Power restored electric service to our camp 96 hours after Tropical Storm Irene knocked it out.  I had just left an Incoming Students’ Parents’ Orientation (too many modifiers) Lunch when the answering machine responded to my … Continue reading

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Bushwhacking

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Cutting Your Own Path

Speaking of metaphors . . . We lost power in Maine early Sunday afternoon.  The storm felled an oak tree across our road, taking out the power lines and blocking the way.  Without that immediate problem we would have lost … Continue reading

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Waiting for Irene

We drove to Maine at 11 pm, leaving the wedding just after the cake was cut.  (The wedding ceremony was wonderful, the reception at Noche in the South End [closed to patrons for the night] was terrific.) Traffic was light, … Continue reading

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A Hard Rain’s Gonna Fall

And a hard wind’s gonna blow and a hard line has formed at CostCo for bottled water. It’s unclear how severe Hurricane Irene will be in our parts of New England.  Normally we would just hunker down for the storm’s … Continue reading

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