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New book by Jeanell Bolton

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Sales Excitement… Day 207

Wow! The anthology is selling faster than expected. Every few days the president of our group sends a sales update. We have clearly passed the ‘bought by friends and relatives’ benchmark. That alone is an accomplishment! Of course, the  anthology … Continue reading

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One step at a time… Days 111-123

One hundred twenty-three days ago, I began the transition between teaching undergraduate biology at a small university town in Nebraska and being the dean of the college of science at a small university in Austin, Texas. This blog is my … Continue reading

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Rain, rain, rain… Days 77-84

Tonight, my swimming pool overflowed. The water level is so high that I can’t touch bottom anymore except on the shallow end. I used to be able to walk two-thirds of the pool length before I had to swim. Now … Continue reading

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New Job, Week One… Days 71-76

This was a wonderful week to begin a new job! At the university where I am a brand new dean, they work a four-day week in the summer, to reduce costs and their carbon footprint. So every Friday is a … Continue reading

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The One That Got Away… Day 64

Did you ever have one of those days that just got away from you? The kind where one thing led straight into another and suddenly the day was gone? Well, it happened to me today. 😦 Until tomorrow… –Susan Craig

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Go the Final Twenty… Day 60

We’re at the perseverance stage of the move—80 percent of the work is done in 80 percent of the house—but it’s the last 20 percent that make the house feel like a home. Fortunately, our youngest son and his bride … Continue reading

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