Archive for the ‘Musings’ Category



I guess I still have a blog? That I haven’t updated in over two months? Yeah. Sorry about that. September was insane, with conferences and board meetings and receptions and curriculum development (seriously), and then October I was off galavanting across this great country (Skyline Drive, Charlottesville, Blue Ridge Parkway, Asheville, Raleigh, Beaufort, Wilmington, the […]

Some disconnected thoughts on September 11, then and now: *** Everyone has their own “where were you” story. This is mine: I was watching The West Wing when the first plane hit. During an ad break Jim Waley came on and announced that a plane had crashed into one of the towers. Like many others, I […]

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I was supposed to go to book group this afternoon to discuss The Happiness Project, the book that inspired this whole “daily photo” thing in the first place. However, because of track maintenance (the perils of living on the red line) and the rather out-of-the-way location in which the meeting was being held, I would’ve […]

Reading Update


Just added Cloud Atlas: A Novel, by David Mitchell, to my “finished reading” list. This novel was AMAZING, and you should all read it immediately. Many thanks to Susannah for the suggestion. Next up: The Happiness Project for book group (really need to get started on that, argh), then maybe some travel writing? (thanks to Sandro for […]

So, no posts since May 5. Huh. That’s not good, is it? Things have been a little bit crazy busy here in the life of Mads, particularly work-wise. How about a quick run down of various things I’ve been up to, and then some photos after that? Ok. Here goes: Had dinner with strangers Grubwithus […]

(Apologies in advance for the ridiculous length of this post. It kinda got away from me a little…) So! Almost two weeks ago I went to New York for the BBC America Doctor Who preview. While some people could say I’ve been very lazy in writing about it, I would counter with the argument that […]