Monthly Archives: September 2012


I just flew back from a conference in Milwaukee and came across this sign in Mitchell airport, just beyond the TSA security zone.¬† The “Recombobulation Area” has chairs and such where you can sit and put everything back into the … Continue reading

Posted in Language & Etymology, Uncategorized | 7 Comments

Fato Profugus, or Trail of Tears

This weekend, the 18th annual Trail of Tears Remembrance Ride roared down Highway 41A, not so far from my house.¬† As we do every year, my family and I walked up to the Sewanee Market to watch with our neighbors … Continue reading

Posted in Classics, Dogs, Education, Family, Mythology, Poetry, Sewanee, Tennessee, The South | 5 Comments

A Bear in Sewanee

This morning around 4:20am a black bear was seen running toward the dining hall on campus. ¬†Reports of garbage strewn in different areas have also been reported, read a post from the Sewanee police in an e-mail message earlier this … Continue reading

Posted in Astronomical, Classics, England, Language & Etymology, Mythology, Poetry, Sewanee | 7 Comments