Monthly Archives: December 2011

The Collection

I haven’t been in the Holden Reading Room as much as I would like, and were I to allow myself to, abandoning other responsibilities, I’d become a hermit. Staying there for long periods of time though is not quite as … Continue reading

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On Geese and Rick Bass’s “Swans”

The geese are back. Their wild honking fades above my room as they glide above in their v-formation, headed to the nearby playa lake. Some, I imagine, will continue further south for a little ways, while for the others, this … Continue reading

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Edward Abbey Collection

“¿Que pasé, old comrade? I hope that all is well with you and yourn.”  Ed Abbey to Ralph Newcomb, Jan. 22, 1968.  I recently completed processing a fine collection of letters to and from the writer Ed Abbey, and this … Continue reading

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