Entries from January 2016

Are you not entertained? Yes, we are.

January 29th, 2016 · No Comments

Spurred by reading Mary Beard’s book about Rome, SPQR, and by memories of our tour of the Colosseum, we decided to rewatch Gladiator the other night.  Not withstanding my affection for men in period armor (with wolfskins),  the film still works.  Oh, parts of the plot don’t make any sense, Rome was apparently to be […]

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Tags: Film · Influences · Writing

My odd little side project for January

January 23rd, 2016 · No Comments

  I’ve been buying clothes from Annie Thompson for years (probably close to twenty) and in that time I’ve gotten rid of no more than about ten items.   I wore one pair of pants out and have sized myself out of a few other items – though of course I’ve hung on to most of […]

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Tags: Fashion