Friday, July 17, 2015
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Monday, July 13, 2015
As best as I have been able to understand the whole hoohaw about the follow-on-in-time book in the one book “Mockingbird” franchise, the author, all those years ago submitted a manuscript to (someone in the shadowy world of publishing) who said something like “this is shit, but if you were to invent a prequel, it might be good.”
Such prequel was produced and the rest is history.
So here we are today.
I guess the lesson learned is that if you write something that wasn’t up to snuff and wait long enough – and if you have in the interim written something that has had massive commercial success, and perhaps, merit, you can finesse the old one into best seller status.
Friday, July 10, 2015
It was really different than previous years.
The temperature at 22H30 when the display commenced was about 70 degrees.
That was amazing.
And disquieting: climate change has come to the San Juan Islands.
For some people’s tomatoes, I guess.
But here are the images.