Tag Archives: winter

The Feeder Feed: unhappy edition (with a REQUEST… and some useful Latin)

This is not my shot.  I found it on the Twitter feed of Glacier National Park via Disputations.
Behold, Sialia pissedofftica, aka the Bluebird of Unhappiness.

It is the winter that will not end.
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PODCAzT 112: Winter poems – corrected

Well… I went and did it again.  I made a PODCAzT.
And then I screwed up and posted the wrong audio file.   I have now corrected that.  Sorry.
I’m not going to say what’s in it other than that there are some … Continue reading

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“And the old deserted Year / Seems dying with the day”

With a tip of the biretta to the Laudator.
Thomas Caulfield Irwin (1823-1892), December:
It is bleak December noon,
Winter-wild and rainy grey:
By the old road thinly strewn
Drifts of dead leaves skirt the way:
Oh! the long canals and drear,
And the floods o’erflow the … Continue reading

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PODCAzT 97: Ambrose to a new bishop; In The Bleak Midwinter

Here is a spur of the moment PODCAzT which I put together in record speed!  As I approach 100 PODCAzTs I am trying to figure out what I want to do with these audio projects, change formats, keep going, or … Continue reading

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