A R C H I V E S   O F
The Reluctant Blogger

© 2008 Henry Kisor



I N D E X  September 2007 - February 2008

(The rest, backwards to November 2006, is under construction.)



ABSURDITIES (including POLITICS)

        Feb. 2, 2008: The answer to our prayers

       
Jan. 30, 2008: None of the above

        Jan. 8, 2008: The appalling past of Ron Paul

        Nov. 21, 2007: Lese majeste

        Aug. 14, 2007: The true measure of Karl Rove

        Aug. 10, 2007: We're becoming Flyover Land  

AVIATION

       
Feb. 26, 2008: Plaint of a snowbound airman

        Jan. 13, 2008: Landings

        Nov. 22, 2007: Human flying squirrels

       
Aug. 28, 2007: Fly Mommy

        Aug. 22, 2007: Another reason I prefer trains

        Aug. 18, 2007: Return to the air

BLOGGING

        Feb. 22, 2008: Never finished, only abandoned

        Feb. 5, 2008: Where the hell are the caps, madam?

        Nov. 3, 2007: A year in the blogosphere

DEAFNESS

       
Feb. 11, 2008: Furthermore . . .

        Feb. 10, 2008: Not ready for prime time

        Jan. 28, 2008: Making a fuss

        Oct. 11, 2007: Shopping while deaf     


INDESCRIBABLE

       
Feb. 23, 2008: Zorch

        Feb. 17, 2008: Aachener Printen

        Dec. 24, 2007: Season's Greetings

        Nov. 24, 2007: Carpal knowledge

        Nov. 16, 2007: Tiling the bathroom

        Oct. 8, 2007: Loonies rule!

        Sept. 29, 2007: Evil runs deep in black waters

        Aug. 31, 2007: Royal red hands

        Aug. 5, 2007: GPS for canine jailbreak artists
 

JOURNALISM

       
Feb. 27, 2008: More of the good stuff

        Feb. 18, 2008: Hooray for the ;

        Feb. 12, 2008: News you can use

        Feb. 6, 2008: A taste of the good stuff

        Jan. 14, 2008: The 1843 Yooper-Canuck War is back!

        Jan. 8, 2008: Riffed. Sacked. Fired. Axed. Dumped.

        Dec. 30, 2007: R.I.P., errant knight of the obit

        Dec. 26, 2007: Those windy whippersnappers

        Dec. 23, 2007: Buzzwords of 2007
      
        Dec. 22, 2007: Move over, Rudolph, here comes Irving

        Dec. 17, 2007: Best new word of the week

        Dec. 13, 2007: From 'w00t' to 'locavore'

        Dec. 12, 2007: Whoops!

        Dec. 5, 2007: Blowdown at Cultural Gap

        Nov. 30, 2007: Puppy rescued from watering can

        Nov. 27, 2007: William Langewiesche

        Oct. 18, 2007: This woman is my hero

        Oct. 12, 2007: The photo detective

        Oct. 10, 2007: High-chair wars

        Oct. 5, 2007: More news you can use

        Sept. 6, 2007: 'Not your grandfather's e-book'

        Sept. 5, 2007: Packing out the poop

        Sept. 1, 2007: The 18 best Jewish ballplayers of all time

        July 23, 2007: The spiritual saga of William Lobdell
        
    
LAKE SUPERIOR and the UPPER PENINSULA

       
Feb. 29, 2008: Hell hasn't yet frozen over

        Feb. 28, 2008: This rates a special-lake-effects Oscar

        Jan. 25, 2008: Ice on the shoreline

        Jan. 22, 2008: What 39 inches of snow looks like

        Jan. 20, 2008: The star-spangled Stormy

        Dec. 31, 2007: Porcupine County at year's end

       
Dec. 4, 2007: Winter comes to Porcupine County

        Nov. 20, 2007: Good news for Lake Superior

        Oct. 15, 2007: Has Lake Superior hit bottom?

        Oct. 6, 2007: The plot to dewater Lake Superior

        Oct. 1, 2007: New low-water mark for Lake Superior

        Sept. 26, 2007: Autumn colors from space

        Sept. 24, 2007: Home's where the heart is, eh?

        Sept. 20, 2007: By any name . . .

        Sept. 19, 2007: Bye-bye blues

        Sept. 15, 2007: Brrrr!

        Sept. 14, 2007: Beautiful, blustery evening

        Sept. 13, 2007: Slosh!

        Sept. 11, 2007: Gray norther on Goose Beach

        Sept. 7, 2007: Viilia

        Sept. 4, 2007: How about that record already?

        Sept. 3, 2007: Small town, big party

        Sept. 2, 2007: Still waiting for the record

        Aug. 25, 2007: The incredible shrinking lake

        Aug. 23, 2007: Water, water everywhere, but . . .

        Aug. 17, 2007: Dry enough for you, eh?

        Aug. 2, 2007: Setting moon at sunrise

        July 29, 2007: Lake Superior's woes, continued

        July 21, 2007: Why I love this place

        July 18, 2007: The best wiener of all

MYSTERY WRITING

       
Feb. 24, 2008: One more Mention in Dispatches

        Feb. 4, 2008: Cache sets off on a journey

        Dec. 18, 2007: Owning up

        Dec. 14, 2007: What's in a name?

        Dec. 11, 2007: They're giving away the store!

        Dec. 10, 2007: Messing with the bookshelves

        Dec. 9, 2007: Sometimes I'm a total asshole

        Dec. 8, 2007: Mentions in Dispatches

        Dec. 2, 2007: Score one for 'Cache'

        Dec. 1, 2007: The show hits the road

        Nov. 17, 2007: Advertisements for myself

        Nov. 11, 2007: The first cache of new books

        Oct. 4, 2007: Blurbsmanship

        Oct. 2, 2007: The first advance notices

        Sept. 28, 2007: Sweating the advance notices

        Sept. 25, 2007: What's in a title?

        Aug. 26, 2007: Wikichecking

        Aug. 12, 2007: Have projector, will travel

        July 28, 2007: At last, a jacket for 'Cache'

        July 24, 2007: From 'korppu' to 'lerppu'

        July 13, 2007: Back home with 'back in the day'

        July 7, 2007: In praise of the country weekly

        July 4, 2007: Poor Farm No. 1
       

NATURE

       
Feb. 20, 2008: Last year, bees; this year, bats?

        Feb. 14, 2008: Happy Valentine's Day, snowbunnies

        Nov. 2, 2007: Bats in your belfry?

        Oct. 7, 2007: Squirrel wars


PHOTOGRAPHY

       
Feb. 21, 2008: Eclipse of the February moon

        Jan. 31, 2008: Altering reality

        Jan. 24, 2008: Improving the photographer's eye

        Jan. 16, 2008: From accidental to purposeful

        Jan. 2, 2008: Limning wintry limbs

        Dec. 7, 2007: Hi ho, it's Eye-Fi we go

       
Sept. 21, 2007: The last sunset

        
Sept. 12, 2007: Sunset No. 14

        Sept. 10, 2007: Full deflection shot

        
Sept. 9, 2007: Sunset No. 13    

        Aug. 30, 2007: Sunsets No. 10 and 11

        Aug. 28, 2007: Scramble!

        Aug. 24, 2007: Sunset No. 9

        Aug. 11, 2007: The weekly bird shoot

        Aug. 4, 2007: Sunset No. 8

        Aug. 3, 2007: Gulls No. 3, 4, 5 and 6

        July 30, 2007: Sunset No. 7

        July 22, 2007: Snapshots from the weekend

        July 20, 2007: Monsters of the forest

        July 19, 2007: Sunsets No. 5 and 6

        July 16, 2007: Breakdancing at Lake Superior

        July 8, 2007: Sunsets No. 2, 3 and 4

        July 6, 2007: Lake Superior at 8 a.m. Thursday

        July 5, 2007: Gull No. 2

        July 3, 2007: Sunset No. 1

        July 2, 2007: Hogan No. 1

        July 1, 2007: Gulls don't get no respect

PUBLISHING

RAILROADING

       
Feb. 19, 2008: Tickets, please. Hands up, please.

        Jan. 5, 2008: The Big Hole at Donner Pass

        Jan. 4, 2008: By the skin of their teeth

        Dec. 16, 2007: A ride in the lap of luxury

        Nov. 23, 2007: Even New York Times writers like trains

        Nov. 12, 2007: Redbeans and rice on the rails!

        Nov. 8, 2007: Dispatch from San Francisco Bay

        Nov. 4, 2007: Return to the Zephyr

        Oct. 31, 2007: Reflections on a journey

        Oct. 27, 2007: Trip photos from The Canadian

        Oct. 24, 2007: Letter from Jasper, Page 2

        Oct. 23, 2007: Letter from Jasper

        Sept. 9, 2007: Zephyr revisited

READING

       
Jan. 27, 2008: Just what the traveling reader needs

        Jan. 1, 2008: Getting rid of books

        Nov. 19, 2007: We told you so. We told you so.

        Aug. 21, 2007: This story needs no comment

        Aug. 13, 2007: Bad news for book lovers

        Aug. 9, 2007: Has the E-book arrived at last?

        July 17, 2007: In praise of little niche histories

RETIREMENT

       
Aug. 7, 2009: A brush with the Grim Reaper

        July 31, 2007: Life in an alternate reality

THE WEBSITE

       
Aug. 1, 2007: New Cache page on website