There is always a kitchen. When I remember them — him, her, her, him — there is dough, flour, water, heat. Light, both too much and not enough. Refuse. Blood. Vegetable love, and already, just this far in, we’re at … Continue reading
Monthly Archives: March 2012
One of the nice things about this gig is that you can sometimes make your own schedule, and this usually means that I work at least one weekend day (usually both) and take one day during the typical work-week off … Continue reading
Kitty has reviewed the manuscript production schedule. We continue to ponder it.
It was 80 yesterday, setting a record for the highest temperature here on March 18th since 1966. The windows are all open, the grass suddenly turned green in the space of a single day, and I am slightly itchy-eyed. The … Continue reading
Here in the relative lull of Spring Break, it occurred to me that I’d not done my usual posts about blogiversaries and birthdays and such, and that there are also some approaching milestones. And since I lately have cared less … Continue reading
I’ve been doing a bit of research on Chambers’ amanuensis, Alexander Macbean, who later worked for Samuel Johnson in addition to writing his own reference texts. A note to self from the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography: Macbean, Alexander (d. … Continue reading
Pottering around the internets at 5 am, I noted that Compatriot G had enumerated his obsessions of the past few years, most of which I knew about, but some of which I did not. This seemed like a very worthwhile … Continue reading