Daybook, 16 June 2017

Getting into the weeds with some intellectual/academic work I’m doing, and will be working on the rest of the summer. I took a little time a day or two back and finished up (insomuch as anything of this sort can … Continue reading

Daybook, 17 May 2017

Readings: Rusty Reno considers the politics of the current day as a rejection of the metaphysical poverty of a world governed by technocratic elites and a desired re-embrace of the “strong gods” of place, loyalty, and nation–in short, of making … Continue reading

Daybook, 16 May 2017

Been away for a long time. Let’s just get back to the joys of publishing a Daybook somewhat regularly. Readings: Harry Crews, my kind of literature professor. I mean that sincerely, and not the larger-than-life antics. Rather, his sermonic intensity, … Continue reading

Daybook, 9 February 2017

April in February continues, though today is cooler (with blustery winds blowing) than it has been in several days. Nevertheless, it is a positively lovely day, and I’m sitting here listening to Haydn’s The Seasons oratorio, preparing to teach Henry … Continue reading