Filaments the Western research this week celebrates a wonderful, if SLOW, digital collection from UNLV. Menus: The Art of Dining. Prowling hotel and café menus from the 1880s has caused me to rethink how I present food options. Lots of meat? Yes. Perfect for my cow town angle. But a wider selection of food than I thought, and “relishes” fascinate me.
Did I mention sloooooooow? Here’s one with a wine list. Tomato soup was ubiquitous. Ugh.
What I should be reading this week is Otalia fan fiction. I’m losing touch with the new stuff, I haven’t finished
I’ve kicked off spring travel with a trip to women’s soccer land. Philly (yay) vs Jersey (boo) with the wonderful ladies of Cross Conference. Devoting my summers to soccer is a perennial thing and I apologize in advance. I will be devoting July to the World Cup. I used to blog and write soccer. I should be blogging and writing soccer. But here I am, swamped in supposed crimes.
And still saving up the money for author’s copies of Little Disquietude. Never fear!
Filaments the Western research is focused this week on George Palliser and George Barber, who...