Two thoughts are keeping my head above water these days. (“These days” being twelve days before I start sitting my writtens.) Well over a year ago, I asked someone to explain the goals of the exam process to me. He … Continue reading
Monthly Archives: October 2006
A longtime correspondent, himself a specialist in archetypes of the feminine, asks: Interesting thread on my Victoria-L about redheads being associated with untrustworthiness. Do you know anything about this? How far back it goes? I’m not surprised. Lilith has often … Continue reading
One of several by Anagram Bookshop What people said about books in 1498. Ancient Greek curse tablets What we talk about when we talk about books ̶Back around aught-six, some folks had this crazy idea called ‘net neutrality…’ A short … Continue reading
Today’s earworm is Koko Taylor proposing that we gonna pitch a wang dang doodle all night long. I’m cool with that. It put me in mind of another expression I haven’t heard for awhile. In fact, I’ve only ever heard … Continue reading
Step One: Discuss where to eat dinner. Lovely local Italian place with very nice food? Lovely local Chinese place where the waiters know you by name? Step Two: Decide on Red Lobster. Step Three: Order the Endless Shrimp. Both of … Continue reading
There will probably be a heavier than usual dose of redheads, pulps, and photos as I make the 20-day run up to my comps. Ain’t nothin’ all bad, eh?
(apologies to William Carlos Williams) I bought this little red teakettle at an outlet mall the summer I moved to Minnesota. It makes me happy several times every day. Posted to Favorite Things Saturday.