THE LOON DEFINED

August 11, 2014

secular humanist Gaia worshiping tree hugger

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A SENTENCE BY NANCY MITFORD

August 3, 2014

She hoped that death would prove less dull and boring than life. A sentence from Christmas Pudding about Philadelphia Bobbin, English upper class teenage girl.

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SHALLOW

July 28, 2014

It’s that shallow that far out at the lake’s southern shore.

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A SENTENCE BY LEN DEIGHTON

July 26, 2014

A cigarette girl, clad in a handful of sequins, tried to sell me a souvenir program. This lovely noir is from Deighton’s The Ipcress File.

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A SENTENCE BY NORMAN MAILER

July 19, 2014

‘Aaah, he don’t do a fugging thing,’ Minetta said. Yes, in 1948 our delicate eyes weren’t ready for the real thing. Norman had to endure it when the publisher changed the true word to a silly word.

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LOWLAND PHOTO OP

July 16, 2014
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CORPORATION

July 12, 2014

An ingenious device for obtaining individual profit without individual responsibility. – Ambrose Bierce The Devil’s Dictionary

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HOLE-IN-THE-GROUND

July 9, 2014

Behind the newly developed eastern edge of the hole-in-the-ground you will find the vast undeveloped western portion of the hole-in-the-ground.

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OUGH

July 7, 2014

trough – troff through – thru tough – tuff Why not troff, throff, toff, or true, thru, too, or truff, thruff, tuff?

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THE ELF QUEEN’S GLADE

July 6, 2014

You must find the path through the magic barrier hedge maze to enter the Elf Queen’s glade.

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