Speeding Along through January

Whoosh — that’s the sound of January speeding past. It feels as if the holidays just ended, yet here we are almost at the end of the month. Which means hey! It’s Miss Wendy‘s birthday today 🙂 Happy birthday, my friend. Bits of news from my frenzied activities of late: publications of course, also knocking…

DC, PCA and Miss Wendy

PCA is a terrific conference:  I get to hang out with the fabulous Miss Wendy, and friends like Frenchy and Chris and met new friends like Rebecca and Rio. My paper went well despite my being the only panelist and it taking place on the evening of the first day when most sensible people had…

Asking the Right Questions

I’ll be spending a very windy Hogamany here in Scotland; the gales have been howling the last few nights. It’s been bitingly cold, too, and damp — but at least it’s not been raining as much in the rest of Britain (eep! a lot of flooding). Unlike Edinburgh, there’s not a lot of Hogmanay fireworks…