Friday, January 2, 2009

sleep, principles, words, babies





A post on the images of babies in the winter
(Jesus, New Year's day as an infant), with a link to the new doll Holly got for Christmas, and its journey to her, involving youtube and Ireland and...

Will kids sleep without a bedtime? Very peacefully, it seems.
http://sandradodd.com/sleep/
(two new photos of beautiful babies)

Understanding the Value of Principles
http://sandradodd.com/rulebound
Not new. Rediscovered. Touched up. Typo fixed. Links fluffed. Good stuff.

Word Histories
http://sandradodd.com/etymology
This page has been announced four times. It was new in January 2004. I tweaked and added a few times. There's something new at the bottom—a new chart of Indo-European languages. I like charts. And one of the links leads to something Joyce wrote, and of that long interesting article on the names of months, I've brought you this:

Here’s a translation of the month names from Charlemagne’s time:
Winter
Spring
Lent
Easter
Grazing
Plowing
Hay
Harvest
Wood
Vintage
Autumn/Harvest
Holy

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