June 30, 2016

trail and exercise notes, mmxvi-vi-xxx

123 miles for June. 938 so far this year.

June 23, 2016

June 21, 2016

trail notes, mmxvi-vi-xxi

ondine, mmxvi-vi-xxi

snippets, mmxvi-vi-xxi

"The 2010s...are a terrible time to not be brainy. Those who consider themselves bright openly mock others for being less so." (The Atlantic)

Piffle. We don't care how smart you are. We just want you to quit splitting your infinitives.

June 20, 2016

garden notes, mmxvi-vi-xx

a newly fledged house sparrow

June 17, 2016

garden notes, mmxvi-vi-xvii

snippets, 6-17-2016

Step inside the world's most dangerous garden (Smithsonian). "I thought, 'This is a way to interest children.'" Heh.

June 15, 2016

trail notes, mmxvi-vi-xv

snippets, 6-15-2016

The no-shower challenge (The Guardian). I'm ambivalent about the article - there are more practical suggestions about how to go about this on TreeHugger - but some of the comments are hilarious. (Proceed with caution, of course.)

June 14, 2016

trail notes, mmxvi-vi-xiv

critter notes, mmxvi-vi-xiv

"...have you ever watched fine collie dogs couchant..?"
Virginia Woolf, Jacob's Room.

snippets, 6-14-2016

For transgender boy, bathroom fight just silly (Texas Tribune). "I kind of broke down and realized, my poor kid, he’s been trying so hard, and this is who he really is."

Finishing his sentences (NY Times).

We are not living in a video game simulation (Justin Erik Halldór Smith).

June 11, 2016

June 10, 2016

book notes, mmxvi-vi-x

Lassie Come-Home.