Category Archives: Cemeteries & Funerals

Protected: Myth Spr 20: Oedipus at Colonus

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Protected: Myth Spr 20: Antigone

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Protected: Myth Spr 20: Bacchae

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Moorman twins & Normandy

If you have been over to the University Counsel’s office in Walsh-Ellett Hall in Sewanee, you have seen probably the portrait of the Moorman twins from the early 1930s. (I’ll load an image of it when I get back over … Continue reading

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In Search of Elijah Smith: Glastonbury

If you’ve been following my inquiries (here¬†and here) into the mysterious inscription in my old edition of Cicero, you know that I’ve pinpointed Glastonbury, CT, as the place where all the principals lived. I was at Yale with some students … Continue reading

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Protected: Good and faithful servant

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Protected: “Gassed”: My Thoughts and Another’s, Unknown

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Pulvis et Umbra

A final shot from Mine 21, a beautiful image of miners’ headlamps which flicker like stars about to go out. Nos ubi decidimus quo pater Aeneas, quo dives Tullus et Ancus, pulvis et umbra sumus. –Horace, Odes 4.7.14-16 When we … Continue reading

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Flavinus, Easter, and Power

A note to my Sewanee-in-England students in Hexham, where we are all exhausted after climbing around Housesteads fort. Alas, Hexham Abbey opens at 9:30 AM but we must be on the road by 9. What I had wanted to show … Continue reading

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Weeping for RFK

I just finished watching¬†Netflix’ 4-part documentary “Bobby Kennedy for President,” and it is intense. I guess, insofar as I knew about RFK, it was in relation to his brothers– Jack was a staple of every Irish Catholic household in Boston … Continue reading

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