I’ve been mulling over my second post ever since my brush with internet fame–I was mentioned, by name, over at University Diaries.  I know!

But this morning I received an email containing the pdf proofs of an article that I wrote.  With only three days to turn those around, proofing will have to take precedence over rambling.  But never fear: perplexed passages aplenty.  I assure you, while editing I tried to murder as many of my darlings as I could.  I did.  But I don’t have the kidney for that kind of slaughter.  Which is unfortunate for my prose, which only got a stern talking to and was then left to its own devices.