I realize that for some of you it may already be 2019, so apologies for my lateness. But regardless, I wanted again to thank you all for making 2018 such a great year here at attwiw and say best wishes to you and yours for a happy and prosperous (however you define prosperity) 2019! We’ll ∞
Sundown tonight marks what must be a pretty rare coincidence, though Google stubbornly won’t tell me how rare it is, in that it marks the start of a new year on both the Jewish and Islamic (Hijri) calendars. Welcome to the years 5777 and 1438, respectively. You likely already know that the Hebrew term for… Continue reading Happy New Year!
Before you read this, if you haven’t already, please check out the fine writing to be found in the “Jon Swift Memorial Roundup 2015” over at Vagabond Scholar. Something of mine is listed there alongside a number of other great pieces. I actually find it almost physically painful to write self-referential things, a fact that… Continue reading attwiw’s 10 best-read posts of 2015
Today has been the last day of regular posting around here until after the New Year. I’ll be posting new historical material here and there, and commenting on the news if anything major should happen, but nothing like the usual pace–I’ll be back to that on January 4. Happy holidays and thanks for reading!