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Blue Grass in CA

Blue Grass in CA

Last week, a colleague and I decided to take a break from the usual end of the semester “festivities” (a euphemism for the onslaught of meetings, paperwork, grading, last minute office hours, grading… and more grading). Continue reading

An appreciation for the attention to detail

An appreciation for the attention to detail

Simply put, Istanbul is a city of old things. When people typically think of Istanbul, they think of these colossal architectural behemoths like the the Aya Sofya or the Blue Mosque, which wow tourists and locals alike with their sheer massiveness. And impressive they are. But this trip (with the help of my humble but … Continue reading