lewis’s god

Lewis has a tiny God. He keeps It in a box, under his mattress. It is a flat box. Lewis never turns his mattress. Lewis's Godbox has no lid. There's a slit in the side. A very narrow slit. Every night before he goes to sleep, he kneels beside his bed. He reaches under his […]
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letter from dorothy

High Prairie, Alta July 27th, /42 Dear Norman, Your letter dated June 7th came last Friday. We were glad to hear too. We haven't heard from any of the other boys for quite a while, so I suppose we'll be getting a bag of letters soon. Dempsey was on Overseas draft, but was taken out […]
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everything old is new again

If I were to give a summary of the tendency of our times, I would say, Quantity. The multitude, the mass spirit, dominates everywhere, destroying quality. Our entire life—production, politics, and education—rests on quantity, on numbers. The worker who once took pride in the thoroughness and quality of his work, has been replaced by brainless, […]
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epsom salt break

I am dead smack in the middle of ThankYouNote hell. And no, OF COURSE I don't mean to suggest, or imply, or in any way hint that the act of writing a simple thank-you to each and every one of the immensely kind and thoughtful people who troubled themselves with selecting and wrapping each and […]
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little by little

If I do a bit at a time, I'll get all my links cleaned up before I know it. It's mostly the picture posts; I'd a habit of editing those in bbedit and formatting the img tags so: <img src="[link]" title="[silly title]" alt="[semi-useful text for text-readers]" height="[guess]" width="[guess again]" border="0" /> and WP insists on […]
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