I am aware that my blogging lapse has gotten very long. My many, many fans are surely disappointed. I have some thoughts rolling around in my head but nothing has coalesced into an interesting post yet, and although I want to blog, I am having some post-dissertation writing burn-out. Plus the semester is about to start and I need to be prepared. SO. I promise posts of substance. Just not quite yet.
In the meantime, here is a kitty:
And something important that I learned at the Field Museum on a recent visit to Chicago:
A small note at the end here to whine about the fact that my pipes have frozen and my apartment is frigid. I am huddling in my coat and hat by the space heater. Brr!!