Category Archives: Teaching

Sunday’s Best: The Point of History

You know it’s been a week when you don’t post a “Sunday’s Best” comic until Wednesday evening.  But that’s the kind of week it has been. Good but packed.  I’ll get to the reasons for that sometime soon.  Until then, … Continue reading

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Wordsworth’s “Old Man Traveling”

While in England, we spent a couple of days in the Lake District, the stomping grounds of William Wordsworth.  We spent some time at his house, Rydal Mount, and then walked the Coffin Trail down into Grasmere.  We also spent … Continue reading

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The Sorrow of Lady Constance

Yesterday I made note of my favorite “King John” moment from Shakespeare’s King John.  There was one other scene in the first plays first half (as presented by the Royal Shakespeare Company) that has stuck with me.  In the previously … Continue reading

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Concerning King John

While in Stratford over break, we had the opportunity to see the Royal Shakespeare Company’s version of King John.  KJ is not that well-known a play, of course, and I can imagine that there are many reasons why.  Where it … Continue reading

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A Song from the Road

During my recent trip to England and Scotland with students, we had the opportunity to spend some time in Holy Trinity Church in Stratford.  While the main reason for going in is seeing the place where Shakespeare is buried, it’s … Continue reading

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Back from the Road

Yesterday was a day of airports and airplanes.  We left our hotel in Edinburgh at 6:45 in the morning and touched down in Honolulu around 10:30 last night.  Along the way we stopped in (and ran through) the airport in … Continue reading

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Thoughts from the Road

The traveling has gone well these last few days. While it’s been a little rainier than usual for us, we’ve still had more than our fair share of sun. We spent Monday in London, starting with the Globe and ending … Continue reading

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