Archive for January, 2009

New Year’s Resolution

January 2nd, 2009

Mine is to eat more butter. Happily, this is a resolution that won’t depend on will power alone, as we’ve just acquired one of those bread-making machines, which means there’ll be a lot more bread around the house than usual, which means more toast, which means more opportunities to  smother things in butter.

DSW, #10

January 1st, 2009

We begin the New Year in the traditional manner…

Louis-Auguste Blanqui, French insurrectionary socialist. Pic of his grave here. More info here, with some original texts handily archived here. Born 8 February 1805, died 1 January 1881.