TSS: Making St. Cuthbert’s Gospel of John and Maybe Some Other News.

I spent this week at The Center for the Book in San Francisco learning how to make St. Cuthbert’s Gospel of John, an early 8th century binding, the oldest existing European binding. Cuthbert was a seventh century monk.  He was revered while still alive, a very popular man admired for his humility and his devotion.  When he died he was buried with five items, a … Continue reading TSS: Making St. Cuthbert’s Gospel of John and Maybe Some Other News.

Sunday Salon: C.J. is Now on Facebook and Other News….

Last week my partner, C.J., finally joined Facebook.  Up to now, he has had no social media presence at all. In fact, he’s not just resisted it, he’s mocked it openly for years.  But, by the end of the week, not only did he have more friends than I do, but he was talking about opening up a Twitter account. So Tuesday morning, when I … Continue reading Sunday Salon: C.J. is Now on Facebook and Other News….