Sol

We’ve gone out past the Moon in Pliny’s universe. He regards the Moon as being on the edge between atmosphere (though I’m not sure he would understand that term in the sense we use it) and into the “regions of clear light” he imagines the other heavenly bodies reside in. He’s more concerned, however, with […]

Non-Ubiquitous

I took no pride in my solitude, but I was dependent on it. –Charles Bukowski, Factotum I went mostly-dark yesterday. Every once in a while one just has to clean everything out, retreat inside. Do only the bare minimum of email-checking or popping online to get the news. I didn’t realize how much of my […]

Book Haul

My recent book haul from Cover to Cover. They know what I like, and set stuff aside they think I might be interested in. Just one more reason local booksellers are incredibly awesome. You can also just-see the copy of Allegiant they ordered for the Princess, and the Pokemon and science books they set aside […]