Category Archives: Sewanee

Notes from the Corona Diary: goobye, Ronnie Mac

Tonight, on the advice of friends, we watched Knives Out with the boys. It’s a fun movie, a good old-fashioned murder mystery with twists and turns, the sort of things you smile at the whole time. Sitting with the boys … Continue reading

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Back to the office, or unlearning the old normal

This is my office. The place that has been the center of my working life for a decade and a half here at the University of the South in Sewanee. It’s in the basement of Gailor Hall, but it has … Continue reading

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Last Call

“Can we get Shenanigan’s?” Daniel asked me. Kelly’s out of town, and I had plans to make chili. I flinched a little. Shelter in place. Stay at home. These are the mantras of the day. “I just feel like,” he … Continue reading

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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

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“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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German POWs and Dixie Highway

Sewanee Purple (April 16, 1918) 3

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Antigone in Sewanee 1894

Various Notices on the Sewanee Production of Antigone of 1894 “Loftier than this devotion to the legitimate, semi-legitimate, and wholly illegitimate drama, is the success on the stage of the students of the Greek department, who, under the direction of … Continue reading

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