One Thousand Words or So

Which Crown?

Well, I took my Eliot book off the shelf last night and read Part One of Murder in the Cathedral. It was much better than I remembered, because I’ve learned enough in the intervening years to finally understand what the play is really about: Pride. The play opens with a chorus of women forecasting doom.… Read More Which Crown?

One Thousand Words or So

Talk It Out

I ended last night’s post rather abruptly, but I had reached my thousand-word goal and the clock was speeding towards midnight. I might want to spend a little time now elaborating on the notion of passion. Kristin Lavransdatter has it, and I once did. But it’s been beaten out of me. A combination of not… Read More Talk It Out