In November 2014 science fiction and fantasy writer Ursula K. Le Guin was awarded the National Book Foundation’s medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters.
In her acceptance speech, Le Guin [ht: rw] referred to writers as the “realists of a larger reality”:
We live in capitalism. Its power seems inescapable. So did the divine right of kings.
Posted: 28 November 2015 in Uncategorized
A reader recently complained that the expansion option for the images in my posts disappeared.
Sorry about that. That option used to exist automatically whenever I posted an image. Now, it seems, I have to add it for each image I post—and I can only do it after the post has been published. Argh!
Anyway, I’ll try my best to remember to do it from now on.
Posted: 25 November 2015 in Uncategorized
Tags: miscellaneous, travel
Back on the road for a few days. No posts then until I return. . .
And here [ht: sk] is why we call the iconic bird that is native to North America a “turkey.”