When my major professor and mentor from graduate-school days retired, he actually retired. He spent the rest of his years reading all the novels Zane Grey ever wrote and becoming a pretty good country-jazz guitarist.
What he didn’t do was history. No more research. No more writing. He was done.
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Harvey H. (“Hardy”) Jackson is Professor Emeritus of History at Jacksonville State University and a columnist and op-ed writer for The Star. Email: email@example.com.