Blogging Is A Little Light These Days

I’ve been busy going down dead end streets, dead end streets that turned out to be neither abnormal nor interesting. I’m also in the information gathering stage for I new, or better revised, project on ancient literacy. I find literature searches and background reading, however necessary, abnormally tedious and often boring. I hope I’ll have something more to say on this project soon. Until then I will post as various things come up but don’t expect anything too earth shaking for a while.
Actually, there’s quite a bit of stuff in the news to worry about but most of it is disconcerting. As Michael Bérubé says, “Now that the public sphere has disintegrated, we have only two options.”