I created this blog as a way to chronicle my academic sabbatical (July 1, 2014 to August 16, 2015). It was originally called “My Year Away.” But then my sabbatical was over. I was surprised when I discovered I wanted to keep blogging so I thought I’d write for another year, reflecting on returning to university life. I renamed my blog “My Year Away. And Back.” Now I’m starting my fifth year “being back.” But, I find myself still wanting to blog. As I get further away from administration (which is what led to my sabbatical in the first place), I’ve found lots of other things to write about, most recently living with achalasia, home renovations, and traveling to Italy. Perhaps I need to change the name again. We shall see. Maybe I’ll rename my blog “Away Again. And Never Coming Back!”
October 6, 2014 at 10:11 pm
As you will read in this post, I have nominated you for the “One Lovely Blog” Award: http://sappyasatree.wordpress.com/2014/10/06/one-lovely-blog-award/ What I failed to realize at the time is that I nominated both your blogs. Please feel free to ignore the nomination, or to respond to only one of my nominations. Apologetically, Sandi
October 6, 2014 at 11:30 pm
Well, Sandi, Aren’t you nice! That’s really lovely of you!
October 24, 2014 at 12:31 am
Hi I’ve nominated your blog for the Leibster Award. Hope you’ll accept. The terms of acceptance are as follows:
Post the award on your blog.
Thank the blogger who presented this award and link back to their blog.
Write 11 random facts about yourself.
Nominate 11 bloggers who you feel deserve this award and who have less than 200 followers.
Answer 11 questions posted by the presenter and ask your nominees 11 questions.
Hope you can find time in your schedule to fulfil the. (It took me nine days; don’t worry, just get to it when you can. 🙂