Monthly Archives: June 2008


Let’s look past Hilary Clinton to think a bit about how this primary season unfolded. I think there’s something important about the votes that went her way. First, yes, there were people who preferred Clinton for sound enough reasons: either … Continue reading

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The Garden of Earthly Delights

June’s arrived, which usually means that I’ve accomplished about as much as I can hope to with my garden for the year, except maintenance and any non-planting work I want to do. When we moved in to our current home, … Continue reading

Posted in Domestic Life, Miscellany | 14 Comments

Walk This Way

Swarthmore had its commencement this morning, on a very pleasant late spring day. I like to sit closer to the front so I can see the graduates and the audience, but it does mean you have to pay attention as … Continue reading

Posted in Academia, Swarthmore | 6 Comments