In addition to some essays on poetry that are downright eloquent, moving, enlightening, and just beautiful (thank you, dual-credit students!), I’m reading Douglas Hoftstader’s I Am a Strange Loop. It’s supposed to help me understand his prior Godel, Escher, Bach, and I’m sure it would, if I could only get past page 1. You may see me in your math and/or physics classes this fall . . .