But at my back I always hear Time’s winged chariot hurrying near. Andrew MarvelEpigraph to A Study of History Volume X (1954) How is it possible that I do not have a complete set of A Study of History?* How is it possible that Archive dot org does not have Volume X? How is it
This is a nice review: This book is so much more than a compilation of Christmas recipes, frugal or otherwise. It is a fascinating history of Christmas food traditions, and an examination of the meaning of memory as it applies to family and tradition. “A true feast has nothing to do with what you eat…but
Via Powerline’s The Week in Pictures.
All the while I was wasting so much time engrossed with Volume Eight of Our Wonder World, I had in the back of my brain something I’d read a long time ago. I could paraphrase it well enough, but that wasn’t good enough. And then… “He welcomed the story as an old and dear friend.”
I doubt whether we are sufficiently attentive to the importance of elementary textbooks. C.S. Lewis, The Abolition of Man, 1944 I share this concern, but I have a question. Who is “we?”
“Lo! when the service was ended, a form appeared on the threshold, Clad in armor of steel, a somber and sorrowful figure! Why does the bridegroom start and stare at the apparition? Why does the bride turn pale, and hide her face on his shoulder?” The Courtship of Miles Standish, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, The Bobbs-Merrill
The other day I mentioned that I had read a book while I was welcoming Baby Bunny into the World. Truth be told, I– we- read, or at least gave a passing glance, at several. Billy Bass will be fun to read with Baby Bunny when he’s old enough to go fishing with Grandpa Big Food.
“I say, Marica, my Dear Friend and I have not seen you that engaged in a television show since the final episode of Peter Capaldi’s Dr. Who. What took your attention?” “Ruff? Ruff?!?” “I say, Missy! you sure do know what’s happening in television entertainment! I’m impressed! I think. Are you watching too much television?”