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holiday grab bag

This and That During an Off Week I went to a high school in Merick Long Island last week to do an unusual school visit. With the vacation approaching, the school gave me two hours with a group of tenth graders, and another two with AP US History kids. Both classes went two solid hours [...]

holiday grab bag

This and That During an Off Week I went to a high school in Merick Long Island last week to do an unusual school visit. With the vacation approaching, the school gave me two hours with a group of tenth graders, and another two with AP US History kids. Both classes went two solid hours [...]

Due to Technical Difficulties

Getting the Work in Progress Feature is Delayed In some cases "work in progress" is textual, but the Mikaya folks are very visual, and we have not gotten all of the presentation bugs out yet. So while I am sure all of you are scattered to vacations and family and other end-of-the-year pleasures, I will [...]

Due to Technical Difficulties

Getting the Work in Progress Feature is Delayed In some cases "work in progress" is textual, but the Mikaya folks are very visual, and we have not gotten all of the presentation bugs out yet. So while I am sure all of you are scattered to vacations and family and other end-of-the-year pleasures, I will [...]

First Work In Progress

The Taj Mahal Here it is, courtesy of Liz Mann of Mikaya. This is a trial run, I am having some trouble uploading her beautiful Taj photo, but I’ll get that worked out. From Elizabeth Mann, author of the nonfiction series Wonders of the World. Titles include The Brooklyn Bridge, The Great Pyramid, The Empire [...]

First Work In Progress

The Taj Mahal Here it is, courtesy of Liz Mann of Mikaya. This is a trial run, I am having some trouble uploading her beautiful Taj photo, but I’ll get that worked out. From Elizabeth Mann, author of the nonfiction series Wonders of the World. Titles include The Brooklyn Bridge, The Great Pyramid, The Empire [...]

Of Triumphs and Mirrors

What I Learn From Reading Book Reviews A few weeks ago I saw a mention of an adult book that looked interesting, The Roman Triumph by Mary Beard (she is an expert on ancient Rome who also reviews and comments on books in the field for the TLS, the Times Literary Supplement). That looked interesting — [...]

Of Triumphs and Mirrors

What I Learn From Reading Book Reviews A few weeks ago I saw a mention of an adult book that looked interesting, The Roman Triumph by Mary Beard (she is an expert on ancient Rome who also reviews and comments on books in the field for the TLS, the Times Literary Supplement). That looked interesting — [...]

Good News –

Coming Next Week The Mikaya folks promise to have their first batch of work-in-progress next week, and I’ve also gotten several emails from individual authors interested in sharing their work. We should see the first of those in January. So, folks, you are going to be let into the lab, to see the bubbling pots, [...]

Good News –

Coming Next Week The Mikaya folks promise to have their first batch of work-in-progress next week, and I’ve also gotten several emails from individual authors interested in sharing their work. We should see the first of those in January. So, folks, you are going to be let into the lab, to see the bubbling pots, [...]