Category Archives: Rose-Tinted Arrows

“Hello there! Slow going?”

(“Look, I don’t mean to be rude, but this isn’t as easy as it looks, so I’d appreciate it if you wouldn’t distract me.”) At the beginning of this week, with a snowstorm outside and all of Spring Break ahead … Continue reading

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It snowed and it snowed and it snowed.

(To paraphrase a line from Pooh.) I’ve been tagged, thanks to Gail of A Gail Made a Blog. I’m supposed to tag another eleven bloggers, but I don’t think I know eleven. I’m also supposed to pass on my own … Continue reading

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“Yes,” said Pooh. “One of those. In case it isn’t.”

Rabbit gave him a hard look. “I don’t think you’re helping,” he said. My first story for the advanced fiction workshop was due this week, but the story about the plague was nowhere near being done (it’s been growing in … Continue reading

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“The use of theological terms to which they attached no doctrinal significance”

A short story involving time-travel with the idea of changing history for the better (but better according to whom? exits with sinister chuckle) is in the works for the Advanced Fiction Workshop. I have to start early because once again an … Continue reading

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Gaudete, Gaudete, Christus est natus!

(Ex Maria virgine: gaudete!) Merry Christmas again! I’m listening to music for the first time since last Monday, and it’s making me remember how much I miss orchestra. And I’m not even a musician! How will I bear leaving for … Continue reading

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November wrap-up post — with snippets

Reading: Bits of Hegel and Marx and Ibn Khaldun and Nietzsche and such, for Historiography (We’re almost done and I shall be sad — how is next week the last week of classes already?) The Song of Roland, for the … Continue reading

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August Wrap-up

Writing: Went by fits and starts. I finished Camp NaNo and almost immediately ran into a problem with Of the North, a huge problem in fact, and so I stopped writing words to think about the words I had written and … Continue reading

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