Hope springs eternal

Spring was good to this blog.  Summer and fall not so much, as I took on new responsibilities at work. Thanksgiving, I have many thanks to give.  L and I spent it together in Yosemite, walking in one of America’s signature landscapes.  While we miss our extended families, being in Yosemite felt like a very

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Remembering the dead…

blogs. One good reason to make sure I write on occasion is because I don’t know how many other people like me there are out there. I like the form, and I’m old. So I have a bookmark file. A very old bookmark file. And at some point, after feed readers went the way of

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post-Information Gathering

**written at Dulles. edited in Santa Barbara** What a whirlwind. I’m heading back with 1361 images of Sherman’s papers. That’s a lot of reading to do over the next few weeks on top of everything else I have going on, but this was a trip paid by a grant, and I agreed to do the

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What I did at work today; or: thanks LAUC

Well this is interesting. Day-to-day work isn’t something to blog about (because it’s tiring and rather repetitive, and when I get an interesting question, I’m too busy answering it to share it), but today I’m sitting with 90 (more) minutes to kill before doing something I’ve never done before. I’m going to a library to

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Practice

One practice I have achieved over the past, … year or so…. is often on a Wednesday. And I’m sorry to be oblique, or cryptojonicon as L puts it, but there’s an issue that forces me to be. About once a week, and we’re not perfect, I meet a stranger at Peet’s coffee. We work

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