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Feb
15
Going to the ice lands

Going to the ice lands

Letter No. 71: You may need a parka. I no longer recall when we reached the decision. We probably just
6 min read
Feb
12
Book report for January 2024

Book report for January 2024

Letter No. 70: Includes heavy presence of Hemingway, accessing wolf brains, and too many bland essays. All right then, 2024
2 min read
Jan
25
Cave art, petroglyphs, and mysterious chickens

Cave art, petroglyphs, and mysterious chickens

Letter No. 69: Includes puzzled scientists, representations of poultry that may have been harmed, and maybe a bit of invention
3 min read
Jan
18
Clutter art, or, can you believe how much crap is on that porch?

Clutter art, or, can you believe how much crap is on that porch?

Letter No. 68: Includes dogs, worn tires, layers of stuff, and clever use of #hashtags. Do a walkabout through online
6 min read
Jan
08
Notebook 01/08/24

Notebook 01/08/24

Words encountered whilst looking for something else: * capilliform: (adj.) having the form of hair, or hair shaped * catoptromancy: (n.) divination
Jan
04
Book Report for December 2023

Book Report for December 2023

Letter No. 67: Includes pulp fiction, a book built around mise en place, and an ambitious reading goal. For the
2 min read
Dec
28
Annual report 2023

Annual report 2023

Letter No. 66: Includes mostly self-aggrandizement, but the pictures are nice. Dear readers, thank you for your attention throughout this
2 min read
Dec
20
When you can’t say it better yourself, shut up and listen

When you can’t say it better yourself, shut up and listen

Letter No. 65: Includes unusually fine deployment of the English language by someone who knows what she’s doing. HOPE
1 min read
Dec
13
The Hi Guy in the fiction section

The Hi Guy in the fiction section

Letter No. 64: Includes incidents in two bookshops, lots of hellos, and some personal disappointment. I was browsing in a
4 min read
Dec
06
Book report for November 2023

Book report for November 2023

Letter No. 63: Includes California, God, physics, a Polaroid camera, and single-sentence stories. I read a quartet of the dissimilar
2 min read