Month: May 2016

Friday Roundup

“Every separation is a link.” — Simone Weil Skeleton Crew : The Bones and Bodies Behind RISD’s Nature Lab Related : 17th-century botanical prints Also : Humble heather Patti Smith Advocates…

Also died Sevan Tethys, years ago, Thomas Christensen wrote tasty

1616 was an eventful year, the British Shakespeare died, the Spanish side of the car also died Sevan Tethys, years ago, Thomas Christensen wrote tasty Universal Modern History,…

San Francisco Chronicle Sportswriting Strained Conceit Awards for May 12, 2016

People who skip the sports section miss some extraordinary writing. Advancing to the Western Conference finals, a championship team will step up its game. And the San Francisco…

Beyond Shakespeare at The Critical Flame

Thanks to Daniel Pritchard and the Critical Flame for publishing my short opinion piece on Shakespeare and globalism. I wrote the piece in conjunction with my participation in…

Photography at Tom’s Garden

If anyone is interested in my garden photography, have a look at Tom’s Garden. The current post is a May Day assessment, from which this image is drawn.

Sticky posts

Sorry, folks, for all these category sticky posts, which will head pages in various categories and gradually gather together helpful links outside the blog relevant to them. I don’t think…

Art and illustration at rightreading.com

This post will be sticky in the “art and illustration” category. This is the parent category that includes graphic design, photography, photoshop, and typography posts, so there will…

Publishing @ rightreading.com

This post will be sticky in the “publishing” category. Really about 80 percent of the content at rightreading.com is related to publishing, but a subset of posts at…

Reviewing posts at rightreading.com

This post will be sticky in the “reviewing” category. For some personal thoughts about reviewing (similar to those that appeared in my River of Ink: Literature, History, Art)…

Webwork posts at rightreading.com

This post will be sticky in the “webwork” category. I’ve had a site on the web since December 1994. The beginning was the first Mercury House website, on…

Typography at rightreading.com

Following are posts on type from blog.rightreading.com. My thoughts on typography, beyond what is below, can also be found at The Typehead Chronicles.

Photography at rightreading.com

This post will be sticky in the “photography” category. Most of my photography these days is either travel or garden/nature. There are a lot of the latter at Tom’s Garden:…

Changes at www.rightreading.com

A few years ago I redid my home page and other parts of my rightreading.com site. Mainly I was bored and decided to learn the 960 web design…