Well, given that I just wrote about discovery/discoveries, this seems worthy of a quick post: In 1857 Walt Whitman wrote a 47,000-word series all about maintaining good health with the rather amusing title "Manly Health and Training." Guess what? It had been lost for 150 years, but recently . . . found! You can read … Continue reading Found II
One of the things that most captivated my imagination in graduate school was pre-modern cartography. The maps produced before the modern era are not only visually fascinating, but they speak of so much more: mystery, knowledge/ignorance, longing, hope, adventure, human limitations. But mainly of hope, since, if you don’t know what is beyond your world, … Continue reading Found!
I've been silent the last month or so, because--though I've had lots of arts-related thoughts bubbling away in my head--I've had little time to convert those thoughts into words. Today's thoughts require very few written words, so I thought it would be worth the brief interruption in my work day. When I read about the … Continue reading Shipwrecked