Monthly Archives: February 2011

Prosaic

Because History relies on facts and evidence, I tend to consider it a rather prosaic discipline. Which means I have yet to find the way to make historical writing sing for me. Have yet to find its poetry, its magic.

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Creativity

My house is filled with books about writing. Among other things. I could just say my house is filled with books, full stop. But I’ve been reading and thinking about the ones about writing. And so many of them, along … Continue reading

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Heat

The heat went out this morning. The plumber came this afternoon and replaced the pump. Five hundred dollars later, the house is warm again.

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Rain

Rain all day today, but now it’s snowing. Spring comes slowly here.

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Spring

The witch hazel is in bloom. That’s the first sign that spring is coming. Next will be the forsythia, and then the lilac. Since the cherry tree was new last year, I don’t know yet when to expect it. I’m … Continue reading

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Tick

Just looked at my daily deeds and got worried that I had missed posting on Friday. How nice to look back and see that I hadn’t. Tick.

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Long Day

Many discussions. All day. Good interactions. No time.

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