My partner is a merchant marine. And, he returned to work today. Stephen has been sailing ever since he graduated from college. Originally interested in a career in the military, he attended Maine Maritime and became a civilian sailor. Overall, he has done very well in his career. He has visited countless corners of the … Continue reading The Most Difficult Day
In two weeks, the school year will begin. For the second year, I am amazed by how quickly the summer, which always appears to stretch out endlessly when classes end in May, slips by. There's no question that this was a very good summer in a number of ways. I criticize myself for taking vacation … Continue reading The Last Epic Library Trip
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Summer is, unfortunately, coming to a close. I have about a month to see how far I can get on additional comprehensive exam readings, and, of course, I haven't gotten through as much as I wanted to by this stage. I think that feeling is likely, to some degree, inevitable. Being on a school … Continue reading The Beginning of the Home Stretch