Monthly Archives: July 2022

Saturday Afternoon Potpourri: Prose and Cons Edition

I’m relaxing in the office this afternoon, having just offered up a pint at the local blood drive. Mrs. M is doing some shopping, and both of us are starting to think about the approach of the new school year. … Continue reading

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Wednesday Afternoon Potpourri: Pats on the Back Edition

I’m relaxing in my office, listening to the Green Pajamas and taking a break from reading Nathanael West (an author who makes me look downright Panglossian.) And what else is going on? *** The highlight of recent action here took … Continue reading

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Saturday Afternoon Potpourri: How Many Books Make a Hoard?

It’s about a quarter past lethal outside — heat indices for the past couple of days have been well into the triple digits, and are already on the brink right now. A consequence of this is the ever present chance … Continue reading

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