Monday, June 24, 2013

Summertime Hiatus

During our short break, have a look at these summer-related posts.

Tuesday, September 18, 2012
The Battle of Antietam and War Photography
Heather Cox Richardson

One hundred and fifty years ago this weekend, 75,000 Union and about 38,000 Confederate troops massed near Sharpsburg, Maryland. One hundred and fifty years ago on Monday morning, a clear fall day, September 17, 1862, the two armies engaged. The ensuing battle of Antietam remains the bloodiest one-day battle in American history.>>>

Tuesday, August 16, 2011
School’s Back From Summer: Blogging about Teaching
Edward J. Blum

Well, it’s about that time, that delightful and dreadful moment when classes begin again. Unless you are privileged to have a sabbatical or be on fellowship (cough, cough, Matt Sutton you lucky duck, cough, cough), the end of August is when the kids come back and time flies away. Alas, school’s back from summer!>>>

Thursday, July 7, 2011
Summer Fiction Reading
Randall Stephens

Have you noticed all the newspaper and magazine articles on summer reading? Can you take your iPad, Kindle, or Nook to the beach? (Someone must have invented a waterproof case already.)>>>

Thursday, July 15, 2010
Dog History Days of Summer
Randall Stephens

Lately I've been on some history walking tours of Boston, accompanied by my dog, Beatrice. She's a border collie. Very smart.>>>

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