READER DAVID BANKS EMAILS: “As a local and frequent reader of your blog, I surely would like to see more of the great around East Tennessee photos. After all the many references to digital cameras, I know you have them!”

Actually, I’ve been too busy book-writing, paper-grading, etc., to do my usual photo expeditions this year. But I did take a camera with me as I strolled around campus yesterday. Here’s one picture, and I’ll try to upload some more later.