austin_dern (austin_dern) wrote,

If you don't believe you're gonna receive the shock of your royal life

Back at that curious cottage somewhere up along a hill:

``I see in the paper,'' said Clio, who actually had seen it a while ago but was struggling now to have an opinion, ``that we're in for another round of making the universe larger. It's been too long. I was wondering when we'd have another growth spurt.''

A new breakthrough experiment: three characters in play. It's a starting point. This year seems to be turning into the one where I go out on stylistic limbs and fall off in the hopes of someday achieving competence. Collapse )

Trivia: An early 1900s study by the Royal Commission on Care and Control of the Feeble-Minded determined the number of mentally defective Britons had increased by 21.44 percent between 1891 and 1901, compared to an increase the previous decade of just over 3 percent. Source: Thunderstruck, Erik Larson.

Currently Reading: The Global Village: Transformations In World Life And Media In The 21st Century, Marshall McLuhan, Bruce R Powers.


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