As I’m still working on post Bali posts, here’s another reblog from Victoria’s site, that deserves the love.
Recently, I have been feeling out-of-sorts more than usual, and sunk in a sort of spiritual case of the doldrums. So, I figured I needed to return once again to my old habits of reading more, crocheting less (though I’m backed way up with craft projects!), and writing poetry again. As it so chanced, I got Elizabeth Lesser’s book Broken Open: How Difficult Times Can Help Us Grow off one of my library websites.
Now, when I read a self-help book, even a more spiritually-inclined one, it’s a rare day. I automatically have my critical claws out for grammar and punctuation and style errors, since many such books are self-forgiving in their copy editing. And as expected, I found a number of mistakes and one nearly unforgiveable error–to an English teacher, anyway–in which T. S. Eliot was quoted or referred to knowledgeably, apparently, but spelled T. S. Elliot. These sorts…
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