Monthly Archives: August 2010

Etymologies: Beneath the Dust of Habit

Names, once they are in common use, quickly become mere sounds, their etymology being buried, like so many of the earth’s marvels, beneath the dust of habit. —Salman Rushdie Ever since my first class with Dr. Wilson Hall, a beginner’s … Continue reading

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This blog is going to be very, very short and very, very simple. I love flowers. I always have. Seeing a flower is like speed-dialing 6 on my Samsung Mythic—that’s my bff, Beth. (1 is voicemail. 2 is my daughter. … Continue reading

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