In Praise of Daylight Saving Time

Over the last few years, much has been said against the practice of daylight saving time.  It’s antiquated, it’s unnecessary, it’s confusing, it provides no benefit.  I beg to differ.  In fact, I wish to take things in the opposite direction.  Here’s why. Continue reading

Blood Meridian, Epilogue- “[B]ones and the gatherers of bones and those who do not gather”

stone on fireDunces!  The epilogue is brief, just a single paragraph, but I think it merits its own analysis.  The first line provides: “In the dawn there is a man progressing over the plain by means of holes which he is making in the ground.” (p. 337).  The dawn?  Is this dawn of the next morning?  The dawn of time?  Who is this man? Continue reading