Our semester break began with a curious incident at the home of some friends. While they’re on vacation, we’re watching their mousetrap, taking in their mail, and so on — and, as it turns out, calling the police, nailing up plywood, and meeting the insurance adjuster:
It seems that a car was rear-ended and rolled up onto their lawn, smacking into the front porch and knocking the brick support of the porch in. Luckily, the house itself and the water pipes were not seriously damaged.
Our semester break ended with a trip to Baltimore, where we enjoyed a (premature) Twelfth Night get-together at the Fowls’ house, visited with Margaret’s housemate, and dropped off books at Margaret’s faculty office:
Now, back to teaching!