Monthly Archives: February 2011

The Month of the Buckeye (and a week of the Cardinal)

Greetings, Buckeyes.  Jenny Boylan will be making not one but two trips to your fair state of Ohio in the forthcoming month of March.  Trip the first is on March 3, when I’ll be speaking at Wright State University in the evening.  I believe my event will be open to the public, and I’d be […]

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Boylan family, summer 2010

A photo of the Boylans– Deedie (“Grace”), Zach, Sean, and JFB, down at the dock on Long Pond in front of our home in Belgrade Lakes, Maine.  That’s Ranger on the left and Indigo-dog on the right, as well.  “This dream is short, but happy.”

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  • The Boylan Family, summer 2010

    DSC_0063 "You hang around our family, you learn all kinds of stuff."
  • Will Forte as Jennifer Finney Boylan on “Saturday Night Live”

    WiFo-Jennifer Finney Boylan-1
  • Jenny with Barbara Walters, December, 2008

  • Jenny atop Maine’s Mount Katahdin

    2036947979_34bfbec240 August, 2002.
  • Surrounded

    boylanWith President Clinton and Maine's Governor John Baldacci, fall 2006.
  • JFB and Edward Albee


    Edward had been my teacher at Johns Hopkins in the winter of 1986. He visited Colby in fall, 2007. As we took our leave of each other, he kissed me on both cheeks and said, "We have done well. You and I."

  • Jenny and her teacher, the great John Barth


    Jack was my professor at JHU when I did my thesis, back in the day. After many years, I can now confidently say I finally understand his definition of plot. Which is, of course, "the perturbation of an unstable homeostatic system and its catastrophic restoration to a new and complexified equilibrium."