MAPS

I was so inspired by seeing Tolkien’s maps of Middle Earth when I attended “Tolkien: Maker of Middle Earth” at the Ashmolean back in June.  He created drafts and drafts of various maps—adding and subtracting as he thought of things.  By his literally mapping out of the universe he created in his head….if we stepped […]

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SPRING SNOW

Nearly 17 inches of snow fell yesterday in a much maligned spring snowstorm.  Every now and again I peered out the window to check the landscape, but the shades stayed down all day–my mind has been on daffodils and green and I just couldn’t bear to have a constant view of the heavy white stuff […]

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