Not All Who Wander Are Lost

J.R.R. Tolkien struck a deep cord in so many when he wrote, “not all who wander are lost”. These words have been so impactful that they continue to grace everything from bumper stickers to purses. In effect, they empower those with wanderlust and seekers of all varieties. I gave a conference paper at University College …

Welcome To Wisely Awayward

The many volumes of one’s life story seem to demand proper titles. I have spent the last 15 years of my life crafting experiences around “The Civic Virtue of Women in Quattrocento Florence”. In that volume I moved from student, to Ph.D., to history professor. Now I am embarking on a new journey. You probably …