You really expect me to get work done?

September 12, 2008

It’s Friday, 4:45pm, and the library is filled with naked running people.

It takes me a minute to figure out why there are running naked people in the library, but I soon do: they are all whispering “Come to the Duke! It’s tomorrow!”

And then I realize, this is the entire cross country team, advertising their biggest meet of the year. Naked.

We did our own share of clothes-free running at Kenyon, but we always did it in the middle of the night. So, as my husband just emailed me in response to my first panicked email re: NRP, these cornfield college kids have got balls.

But did I really need to see them?

Oh college, I am surely much older than your students now.

It’s now 4:52, and the naked people have left the building. But really, is it even any use to get back to this institutional repository content survey?

No, no indeed. HOME!

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One Response to “You really expect me to get work done?”

  1. Bradley Says:

    I’m not sure if it’s because I went to school in upstate New York, or if it’s a generational thing, but clothes-free running just wasn’t part of my college experience. And these Baptists at my current institution are so uptight about teaching without pants…


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