Author Archives: Uncomely and Broken

About Uncomely and Broken

I am a classicist in Sewanee, Tennessee.

Goodbye, dogwood

A sad tale. In order to bring in fiber optic cable, quite a few trees in town have needed to be removed, including our beloved dogwood by the roadside. In its time, the dogwood had held up Christmas lights in … Continue reading

Posted in Family, Sewanee, Trees & Flowers | 2 Comments

Me and stuff in the USSR 1984

When I was a student in November of 1984, I visited Moscow and Leningrad. I happened to come across a photo of me in Red Square and thought I ought to put it up, so I could find it again. … Continue reading

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Victoria in Tennessee

This is the Bethel Church in Victoria, Tennessee, located off Old Highway 28. The image above is taken from this Flickr page, which lists this comment from Tim Holloway in 2013: A man named John Frater built this church for … Continue reading

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Protected: Thud & Blunder (1964)

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Posted in Cartoons, Coal, Uncategorized

“Et in Arcadia Ego” bench in Abbo’s Alley

Given by Friends and Classmate to Celebrate Our Friendship with Thomas Carleton Ward C ’69 August 3, 1947- June 30, 1997 Quick Bring a Beaker of Wine So That I May Wet My Mind And Say Something Clever From Mary … Continue reading

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Protected: USA Today: “Grundy Worst County in TN”

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Posted in Tennessee

German POWs and Dixie Highway

Sewanee Purple (April 16, 1918) 3

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