In the vein of Adrian Plass: feel led to keep a blog.
Welcome to my experiment in un- or semi-directed communication. Since all my friends and students are doing it, I guess I should try it, too. Okay, not all. Not even most. Some. But, this blog will not get bogged down in semantics, except in the entries dealing explicitly with semantics.
Life These Days in all its fullness, tiredness, adventure, loneliness, joy, and interrupted-cell-phone conversations, sometimes could do with a little narrative or philosophical outlet. I haven't quite decided if the Blog is an inherently (harmfully) self-gratifying form of communication, or a blessed, truth-telling, wonderfully-connecting miracle in this crazy global village. So, since I'm pulling a Thoreau (living alone out in the woods, sucking the marrow out of life) this year, and since I'm procrastinating grading 50 papers on ancient Greek vases and coins, here goes...
Comments, suggestions, kindly phrased criticisms, and other postings welcome.