Bookish links, some of which have been composting for awhile: The title is shamelessly stolen from this fantastic blog, which I immediately blogrolled upon discovery. (via scribblingwoman. Several of these might have come from her awhile back, now that I … Continue reading
Monthly Archives: September 2006
The ’rents are in town, and we’ve been sightseeing in the afternoons. Sunday was St. Anthony Falls.
The annual conference for the Society for the History of Authorship, Reading, and Publishing will be here at UMN next year! I’m excited, since my diss work has become quite involved with the history of the encyclopedia. That, and one … Continue reading
During a break from the archives in Madison last month, I went wandering through the cobbledy streets of shops near the campus until I found a secondhand bookstore that reminded me of one I used to frequent in New Orleans. … Continue reading
BFF G. has come out the other side of the Sahara and is safely nestled in Agadez. And she’s starting to tell her stories again.
Wow. I had no idea that entry on our Cat Power experience would spark such a festival of complaining in the comments. Lengthy ones, too, and all from new folks. They just keep rollin’ in. Mommas, don’t let your babies … Continue reading
For the past few weeks, Thinkery has been listed in the City’s Best 2006 Features section of the AOL City Guide to the Twin Cities, alongside several City Pages blogs. I didn’t realize I write about the Twin Cities that … Continue reading
The first season we lived together was the summer after Mister Husband’s father passed away. He and B. had been married for 60 years, and she was suddenly alone at 80. We spent most of the summer with her, and … Continue reading
During the final semester of my Lit degree, I took Modern Novel, Approaches to Lit, and most likely an STC requirement. I loathed my Approaches to Lit professor. He was universally disliked among both students and faculty, actually, for his … Continue reading