As a University employee, my calendar is tied to July 1. That's when a new year starts, and for my purposes here I'll say: that's my deadline for spending one year's vacation days (as faculty I can carry nothing over) and the new year's worth of vacation time begins. In pre-Pandemic life, I traveled often… Continue reading Museum-Quest

One *single* kitschy witch thing

Salem, MA is a funky, fun spot. We were blessed with relentlessly good weather; every day, rain was predicted and every day, it stayed sunny and 78 degrees. Honestly, I recommend just walking the coast or through any of the numerous parks to watch the sun rise: I'll stop skirting the obvious: The town is… Continue reading One *single* kitschy witch thing