According to Oxford English Dictionary; A period of paid leave granted to a college teacher for study or travel, traditionally every seventh year:
Well, despite the fact that I am not in the academic sector, WGHR is going on a brief sabbatical for travel, rest & retreat. There are still several posts in draft, many more concept titles existing on a list. Yesterday at work was a firestorm, one series of extended essential transactions after another. No project work was done for the future. Crazy Thursday the Thirteenth. Today, focus only on the essential several.
FMI, visit the Maine Forest Cafe for a daily post card of the transit, traverse & traveling.