The Seed in-house blog, Page 3.14 has been running Q & A’s with some of its bloggers. Mine’s up now.
“Mycology is better than yours.” (As seen on my professors office door in the botany department of the University of Wyoming. You’ve inspired me to revisit some of my fungi books. I always forget how fascinating they are.
It’s good to know that we agree on at least one thing: Moby Dick! To say that I have immersed myself in this book over the past 45 years is somewhat of an understatement.
See my web page on Moby Dick HERE:
Ha! “Immersed,” good one, Charlie!
Too bad that you don’t appreciate more fully the “miracle” of whale evolution and adaptation, then…
My two favorite novels are Moby Dick and Ulysses, Carl, so I really enjoyed the quote from Melville and your admiration for “Poldy.” Bloom is too often viewed as a loser whose parallels with Ulysses/Odysseus are entirely ironic or even mocking. I found him a hero on my first reading for his curiosity, his compassion, his willingness to put himself in other people’s hearts and heads. Thanks for sharing.
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Okay–after some technical difficulties I won’t bore you by recounting, I have an announcement. For the…
Really, it’s not like I’ve discovered a new element or anything. See you tomorrow.
…to spill beans. Any minute now, honest.
…at 5 today. [That’s 5 pm EST–sorry for the confusion.]
[Hint…I’ve turned off the comments till then.]
I’m sure you’d like to pretend that you have nothing in common with a tapeworm.