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Retiring to the Garden of Eden

Stepping out of our U-Haul truck and into my mother’s wood, I felt I had entered Milton’s Garden of Eden.

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Tearful at Prospero’s Farewell

Prospero’s final speech unexpectedly moved me to tears as I read it aloud recently to my British Fantasy class.

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Personal News: A 2018 Retirement

In June 2018, after 38 years of teaching college, I will retire. I don’t want to go out like Walter Savage Landor’s old man–“the fire is low

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