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  • Van About Town

    I step into the shower, turn the hot water all the way on, open the cold ever so slightly and move the knob incrementally back and forth with little success. The perfect temperature is frustratingly elusive. But I keep pursuing that orgiastic future turning one knob left and right and the other right and left […]

  • 16 Words from a Jack Vance Book

    cupola (small dome) – “…an eccentric structure of steep gables, balconies, sky-walks, cupolas…” droll (amusing) – “…long inquisitive nose and droll mouth…” erb [word created by Vance – guardian beast] “…I must shorten the chain of the captive erb which roams the premises during the night.” gibbet (gallows) – “…occupies the site of the old […]