Monday, September 15, 2014


Exhausted, happy, SLOW.

I will not attempt to get everything out immediately. Suffice for now to say that the "gathering of the clans" was a success, and that we all had fun. Jim blogged our night at Malcolm's signing here. More photos:

 A Central Asian dinner, with Russians metaphorical and real:
And art, and guns, and TALK (quoting Jim: "... endlessly fascinating and wide ranging conversion; writing and writers (good, bad, and obnoxious), falconry, guns, pigeons, more guns, food, wine, and music. A woefully incomplete list of topics I can recall that were mentioned or discussed included: Annie Dillard, the post-punk band Mission of  Burma, mushroom hunting, Johnny Cash, the eccentric Oxford naturalist Jonathan Kingdon, Remington Model 8 rifles,  Mauser Broomhandles (especially regarding the merits of the 7.63 Mauser cartridge over the 9mm Luger chambering), Annie Proulx, the 1903 Mannlicher Schoenaur rifle, technical details (that were beyond my ken) of evolutionary biology of horses, dinosaurs, birds and lizards..."


1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Sounds glorious...
Jim Cornelius