Yesterday, while doing the usual "Midwestern Living" approved Saturday ride the trolley, shopping, errands bit, I had one of those sudden brainstorms- that's fancy talk for there was this flash of lightning, and a piece of the sky fell on my head. No, we weren't headed for Kansas in a balloon. I was in a … Continue reading And Gutenberg Lived Here: Welcome To 1968
With nuclear threats whirling in the air, and Gutenberger having to decide if it is safe to go to Easter sunrise service in the huge cathedral here in Gutenberg land, the trains threatening to strike, and rumors of high levels of toxins in the Easter cheese, the local tv channels here filled the Easter weekend … Continue reading And Gutenberg Lived Here: It’s Easter- So Bring On The Minkies
About a week ago, in preparation for Easter, I made an impulse buy- phyllo dough. In case you haven't heard of it, it's that strange layered stuff you have to defrost, flatten, layer, pull, leave sit for a while, take an aspirin, start flattening, pulling, watering, again. And studying. from the standpoint of: "it says … Continue reading And Gutenberg Lived Here: The Epic Battle Of The Easter Phyllo- Bring Your Own Catsup.
Gutenberg Land is, to put it in a nutshell, one of the more unusual places on this planet to spend Easter. ie First there are the historical traditions: the capping of village wells with a crown of large, croquet hoop shaped, willow slips, to which centuries old and carefully packed away each year, blown out … Continue reading And Gutenberg Lived Here: The Flying Squirrels, And Other Easter Traditions
Spring is sprung, the grass is riz, time to look for where the Easter stuff is. Yup It's that time of year again. And Gutenberg Land is no different from anywhere else ie Yesterday we did the usual Easter shopping thing- clothes, socks, underwear, hey, when you've got a man along, and he has finally … Continue reading And Gutenberg Lived Here: What On Earth Happened To All The Eggs?
In 1967 Pearls Before Swine sang "Miss Morse". A group of boy scouts in New York called in to protest. They had studied Morse, and recognized the Morse code in the lyrics. Always be prepared. It was band. And banned. And then there were the Beatles- George dead? John dead? and what exactly, please, is … Continue reading And Gutenberg Lived Here: Bain, Pain, Band, And Panned.
Yesterday, while working on how to kill a protagonist I didn't really want to kill, (although said prot. surely deserved it, the way I have written it,) which therefore meant I probably just wasn't ready to do said prot. in, which definitely meant more background detail in a piece that already contains egyptian pyramids that … Continue reading And Gutenberg Lived Here: Elementary, My Dear Watson.