Daily Archives: February 3, 2011

First Person Sledding

Because I think you want yet another sledding video, even if you didn’t say so out loud. This is us going down the hill in our front yard. We spend most of it going backwards. This makes the trees in the yard a refreshing surprise! Hope you’re having a good day wherever you are.

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The Big Idea: Walter Jon Williams

Every author wants to have the book that’s in the right place at the right time — the one that for whatever reason captures a moment precisely. It’s not something you can predict or plan for, but when it happens, it’s a strange and wonderful thing. Walter Jon Williams is having one of those moments […]

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Three Small Notes About Punctuation, On the Internet or Otherwise

They are: 1. When a single word or phrase is placed inside quotation marks, it is possible that it has been placed there as a direct quote from someone else, and not in some other fashion, for example, as a scare quote. 2. If you confuse the former for the latter and then send the […]

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