In the middle of January, just before the East Coast got walloped by snow, I recorded an essay for the Maryland Humanities Council's Humanities Connection weekly segment, which airs on 88.1 WYPR at 4:44 on Thursdays, during All Things Considered. Things I considered: where creative ideas come from, and what to do when they arrive. Thanks to MHC director Phoebe Stein for the invitation to take part. You can listen here.
Stuck at home, I admired the snow art that went up on the Internet, everything from classic snow angels to a snow bust of a giant Edgar Allan Poe. Here's what came out at our house: Our Lady of Perpetual Homeboundedness, some reflections, some coneheads, and Monolith in Peach II (the last of the summer stores).