I've taken a few weeks off from posting on the blog. I've actually been busy, not taking a summer vacation but teaching two online courses, preparing for the fall semester (which starts August 24), chairperson duties at the College, outside professional obligations, and personal stuff.
Off to Albany today but will resume daily (or so) posts tonight. If anyone cares - not sure if anyone really follows this blog or if I just get random hits from Google searches.
I did get time to do some local hiking in the Shawangunks. Never enough time, however.