May 20, 2013
Well, see them boulders scattered about yon. Was a time when the Washoe people come up to summer at the lake and their women folk pounded pine nuts on ‘em. As purty a little stream as you’ll ever see flows down along by that stand o’ trees afore it gives itself up to jine forces [...]
May 18, 2013
Meanwhile, the sword began to wilt into gory icicles, to slather and thaw. I hate it when my sword does that.
May 15, 2013
Today is the anniversary of L’s birth. Happy birthday, L. Not a lot of folks nowadays know that your mother-in-law, Matilda Gage, was one of the 3 pillars of the 19th century feminist movement along with Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony. As you probably remember, your wife’s name was Maud. Maud and Matilda, [...]
May 11, 2013
Come live & be merry and join with me, To sing the sweet chorus of Ha, Ha, He.
April 20, 2013
Within the next five minutes Mr. Miller, lumbering heavily down the pitch in gallant response to an impossible call by Mr. Beeseley, was run out, after compiling a laborious 12. Not only must murder advertise, it must also play cricket.
April 13, 2013
To sit here, my engagement ring lighting up one streetlamp at a time – dying between – to feel that Falls won’t that great, it made my own body feel less healthy. Powerful good image you got going there, Oldest Living Confederate Widow. Please tell all.
April 6, 2013
Nevertheless, Celia wore scarcely more trimmings; and it was only to close observers that her dress differed from her sister’s, and had a shade of coquetry in its arrangements; for Miss Brook’s plain dressing was due to mixed conditions, in most of which her sister shared. This is an early sentence from MIDDLEMARCH or THE [...]
April 3, 2013
academia nut – one who memorizes the names of all the institutes of higher learning
March 30, 2013
“Eh?” Sorry, Robert, I did not grok your strange land stranger at all.