Category: Keeping Track

Here and There

Yesterday, I made an effort to write 1,000 words and ended up posting them at one of my other sites: Collecting Thoughts Press. Today, I gave it another go and got nearly 2,000 words for Collecting Thoughts. What I ended up with, though, could almost as easily been published here, because of the books and topics I cover. So, I’m…

Nothing Changes

I recently asked my son to read one of my posts. When he finished, he told me that he liked it and that it was another example of what I always say: Human nature doesn’t change. This morning, I opened The Mind of the Maker by Dorothy L. Sayers, which was published in 1941. As I read the preface, I kept thinking…

Three Lines

I’m 258 pages into Walt Whitman’s “Death-bed” Edition of Leaves of Grass. I have to say that the Walt-O-Centric Universe is tough to take. I’m slogging on through because Harold Bloom calls Whitman a Canonical writer. At this point, I’d call him more of a self-centered listmaker. Nevertheless, I have found three lines (so far) worth remembering: Long and long…