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  • half-smoked cigarette

    October 8, 2010

  • My grad school major prof (Paleobotany, Indiana University, University of Florida) is named David Dilcher. Can't see this word without thinking of him, whom I visited with just the other day at a FL Arbor Day celebration in Gainesville. Our publications are listed under Call and Dilcher. First flower, angiosperm paleobotany, and all that.

    January 21, 2010

  • It took a long time to walk back, but Mother wasn't angry. She'd found a couple of dinchers in the pocket of her yellow dress.
    --Barbara Kingsolver, 2009, The Lacuna, p. 57

    January 21, 2010