A Land of Geology: Part 1

When the first explorers discovered the glacier covered archipelago about 1,000 miles above Norway called Svalbard, the land probably appeared slowly from the grey arctic backdrop, imposing mountains silhouetted like a Lovecraftian alien planet. For me, Svalbard came suddenly into view from an ever-lightening night sky as my plane traveled further North. The dark of … Continue reading A Land of Geology: Part 1

Bartleby’s Machines: Hermes Rocket/ Hermes Baby Typewriter Review

The day I received my Hermes Rocket in the mail, I opened it in the five minutes I had before my Medieval Romance class was due to begin. My professor, a lovely  woman in her mid 60s with a German Shepard named Bodo constantly in tow, recognized the brand immediately, and then promptly corrected my … Continue reading Bartleby’s Machines: Hermes Rocket/ Hermes Baby Typewriter Review