Tomorrow evening I leave with Kathleen for a ten-day trip to London, with brief sorties to Oxford, Stratford, Bath, and Paris. I will be without cell phone and computer so as to be delightfully out of pocket. But I will have a volume of Jane Austen close at hand and will give your regards to Dr. Johnson at the Abbey.
Postings will resume sometime in mid-January.
Today we have the joke of the week, “The coincidences”:
And the word of the week, haruspicy.