An ossified neo-scholastic—on the one bank of the river, traditionalist, on the other bank, eclectic, but it is the same river. Committed to the triumph of realism, fond of the possibility of error theory, keen on collecting paradoxes to populate my Meinongian jungle, diagrammatic reasoning (esp. in the shadow of Peirce), & whatever else I can throw on my pile of trivia, because trivia is only conditionally trivial.


  • Keohane, Joe. The Power of Strangers: The Benefits of Connecting in a Suspicious World
  • Jukes, Helen. A Honeybee Heart Has Five Openings: A Year of Keeping Bees.
  • Kimmerer, Robin Wall. Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge, and the Teaching of Plants.
  • Clagett, Marshall. Archimedes in the Middle Ages. Quasi Archimedean Geometry in the Thirteenth Century.
  • Boetti de Dacia. Tractatus de Aeternitate Mundi.
  • tr. Helle, Sophus. Enheduana: The Complete Poems of the World's First Author.
  • Wheatley, Henry B. How to Make an Index
  • Buridan. Tractatus de Consequentiis.
  • Burke, Kenneth. A Grammar of Motives.
  • Bragdon, Claude. A Primer of Higher Dimensions
  • Chambers, Becky. A Psalm for the Wild Built.
  • Thompson, D'Arcy Wentworth. On Growth and Form.

Because it's on my brain

  • A Guide For Prospective Tea Monks: Inspired by Becky Chamber's Monk & Robot Series
  • https://peacefulrevolutionary.substack.com/p/a-guide-for-prospective-tea-monks
  • Writing At The Speed Of Thought
  • https://stevenberlinjohnson.com/writing-at-the-speed-of-thought-21dfb7f689e4
  • Summary of Key Rules of Typography
  • https://practicaltypography.com/summary-of-key-rules.html
  • Untranslatable (Idioms from various languages)
  • https://untranslatable.co/pages/explore
  • How To Speak Honeybee
  • https://www.noemamag.com/how-to-speak-honeybee/
  • Just think: The challenges of the disengaged mind
  • https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4330241/

A Wiki Waste of Time

  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Medjed
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/B%C3%A9ton_brut
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yerba_mate
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thorstein_Veblen
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kenneth_Burke
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Apotropaic_magic
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Stanley_Jevons
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ing%C3%A9nue
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pseudo-Geber
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Potassium_bitartrate
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cascata_delle_Marmore

D' Sign of Design

  • https://brandstandards.hermanmiller.com/
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Notes_on_the_Synthesis_of_Form
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/How_Buildings_Learn