• Some Caseins

    2 monthes ago - By Frank Hobbs

    My first break into college teaching, many, many years ago was a sabbatical replacement gig at Mary Baldwin College in Staunton, VA. One day the phone in "my" office rang. A woman's voice explained that she'd just bought a house in town that had belonged to a German painter who, for some reason, had had to sell quickly and return to Germany. The caller wanted to donate "some art supplies" to the college. I asked the chairperson of the department about it and she said, "Oh, just take the stuff for yourself and consider it a fringe benefit." I imagined arriving at the house to find the...
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