The view from my desk

This is the view from my desk if I stop looking at the screen and turn my head to the right.

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Work space

I moved my home office out of the back bedroom into what used to be my main TV room, AKA, den. Moving the big TV and adding lots of seating to the living room was my decor project last summer, and it looks like it took until now for me to get the idea to […]

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Fresh start, clean desk

A new day and a start for the new chapter for Essays on Neil Gaiman. I need to take a backpack full of books back to my on campus office and trade them for a much smaller stack of books for this project. If this looks like it’s late, it’s not . It’s early, 2:45 […]

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Invisible writing

Writing from home is not a big change for me. I usually go back and forth a bit more, sometimes working in my campus office with the door closed on days when no one expects me to be there. That has its advantages. I try to keep all of my professional library there since shelf […]

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On campus

I went on campus today to sign a thesis and felt the contrast between this work life and that one. Both are good, but I can see how the sabbatical really gives me uninterrupted writing time, something hard to come by in the high-energy (and positive) atmosphere of Siceluff Hall. Here are two candid photos […]

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Behind the scenes on Dance Moms

Springfieldian and former Springfield blogger Nathan Maulorico is doing camera work for Dance Moms. In an Instagram (via Twitter), he shared a scene that looks like Kelly’s meltdown. He is the cameraman in the background. You can follow Nathan on Twitter as @UnknownFilms. //instagram.com/p/kUtkWCyiCP

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