Started yesterday. A little painful to teach a morning class the first day after break, but we had a great class. Had a great break spending time in Ohio, LA, and St. Louis (where I got to hear from amazing scholars Bill Tate and Ruth Lopez Turley–didn’t know that Tate was a UMD grad, go Terps!).
Hooray for small towns: http://www.nytimes.com/2011/01/02/us/02tttravel.html (Oxford is small, students+community folk, we’re about the size of the UCLA student body, maybe smaller…but 1,300 is *really* small!)