A woman and a typewriter walk into a bar . . . I was in the middle of writing a post about handling emergencies at the cabin when I got distracted by a typewriter. At home, I’ve established a nightly habit of typing a single page on a manual typewriter. It’s a physical act as … More royal

carrying on

“You’re going all over the place,” said the Alaska Airlines ticket agent when I hauled my bag onto the airport scale this morning. I’d printed and attached my bag tag at home; it said SFO → PDX→ ANC→ FAI. I agreed with her. That’s plenty of “all over the place” for one day. Besides figuring … More carrying on

so many books!

And the words slide into the slots ordained by syntax, and glitter as with atmospheric dust with those impurities which we call meaning. ~ Anthony Burgess Hello! It’s been so long since we’ve posted here that I may have forgotten how — and I have no idea whether anyone is still out there on the … More so many books!