day 160, which i was too busy to post yesterday.

But hey! Today the University of Pennsylvania Classics department started following us on Instagram, after we told them about Claudia’s exploits! Professor Emily Wilson has endowed Penn with a Classics scholarship to encourage diversity in the field; I read about it as we were listening to a livestream of Wilson’s translation of The Odyssey at Oklahoma Contemporary. Pandemics do bring out the best in live-streaming!

(This picture of Professor Wilson reading from her translation amused me enough to snag it):

And I got a thoughtful compliment as well, which is always nice in these times:

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