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Russian Grandma Syndrome: miscellanea, #2

Don’t forget your booties ’cause it’s cooooold out there today. It is coooold out there every day.

Crushing Mice: #5, Kiki

It is a long way to go.

Everything is better with mice: #8

In Chicago, we just had the fifth of its worst ever snowfalls, which means that this morning I had to dig myself out of my apartment. Shoveling snow is not that easy, but… Continue reading

Crushing Mice: Leonora, #5

Leonora’s latest mice note went micro-viral, when it got shared by the Lyric Opera facebook page. That might have been a bit too much for Leonora. I am afraid I have a diva… Continue reading

Russian Grandma Syndrome: miscellanea, #1

I only have the presentiment of a cold, and I am already prepared with all my herbal teas and woolen socks, and scarves, and blankets, and lemons, and honey, and onions. I could… Continue reading

Opera mice notes: #2

On Tuesday, I snatched a last second student ticket to the Lyric Opera’s production of Verdi’s “Il Trovatore.” I made mice notes during the intermission and right after the performance had ended, so… Continue reading

Practice Jobtalks: #6, A Rhetorics/Composition Scholar

Last but not least practice jobtalk at my department.

Practice Jobtalks: #5, a literary critic

Yet another awesome practice job talk at our department.

Crushing mice: #1, Kiki

Just heard the news.

Practice Jobtalks: #4, a writer

Wonderful non-fiction.