avast there • the Fifth Graders from Pittsfield’s Egremont Elementary School want to make Herman Melville’s Moby Dick “official book of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.” Personally I’d choose the Scarlet Letter, it’s all about hypocrisy and we’re all over that here in the Hub of the Universe – but hey whatever get’s em away from the Xbox.
site to see • Lee Jay Stoltzfus has a fascinating new site up about the history of letterpress printing in Lancaster County, PA: Lancaster Lyrics. I recognize a lot of names on his site from reading BAL records over the years.
banktoaster • the new issue of Bonefolder is available to download The Bonefolder — Volume 3, No. 2, Spring 2007
I got in some new Jules Verne stamps. I went a little nutty on ebay after last friday.