When Idle Thought Meets Minor OCD –> BJ=AJ Date and a He Said/She Said Exercise

Date January 10, 2009

Intrigued by the title? Prepare to possibly be alarmed by a brief glimpse inside my brain. Julie is providing some of the writing in this post, but, to be fair to her, she doesn’t know the full context, and she’s a little leery about the exercise. We’ll see how it goes. I suspect it will [...]

Gilligan on the AT Revisited: 28-May-1993

Date May 28, 2008

This is a 5-month long series of blog posts that are the entries in my journals written on most evenings as I hiked the Appalachian Trail in 1993. The journal entry appears first — indented — and then any additional commentary from my 15-years-removed perspective follows. 5/28/93 – Fri. Today was M.I.T.’s commencement. At some [...]

Gilligan on the AT Revisited: 20-May-1993

Date May 20, 2008

This is a 5-month long series of blog posts that are the entries in my journals written on most evenings as I hiked the Appalachian Trail in 1993. The journal entry appears first — indented — and then any additional commentary from my 15-years-removed perspective follows. 5/20/93 – Thur. Tonight, I am at Cold Spring [...]

"Afterlife Shoes" Now Up on MIT’s OpenCourseware Project

Date December 21, 2007

Back in August, I wrote about being contacted by MIT’s OpenCourseware project about using a play I wrote in college. I forgot about, but a fellow on Twitter mentioned the program, which prompted me to go take a look. And, it’s there! It’s the last of four example scripts: “Afterlife Shoes.” Warning if you open [...]

MIT has excellent taste in writing, if you ask me…

Date August 22, 2007

Talk about getting an e-mail out of the blue! I received the following today from Curt Newton, the Publication Manager for the MIT OpenCourseware project: Dear Tim, I’m working with Prof. Brody to publish some materials from 21M.785 “Playwright’s Workshop” in OpenCourseWare. We’d like to include several examples of student-authored plays, including your script for [...]