Lux Ex Tenebris
The Post Editor could use one of Sho's amazing pumpkin lanterns these days. The nights are longer now. The frost has definitely been on the Post Office pumpkin, the one we gave to our neighbour because the Post Editor, unlike Sho, was too lazy to carve it and also to make a pie out of it. And because Elektra said, 'If you leave that out there too long, we'll have a vampire pumpkin on our hands.' You'll enjoy the rest of Sho's jack'o'lanterns in this issue. We couldn't bear not to show them to you.
'Lux ex tenebris' means 'light from darkness'. We aim to cast some light on Earth and its denizens this week. Admittedly, our idea of shedding light may not be what you're used to. We have broad vistas to offer as well as close readings. Mrs Hoggett has been to the wildlife refuge and sent us pictures and footage. We are grateful. Photographers keep finding rare and wonderful things to look at, and the storytellers keep telling stories.
Speaking of storytellers, our November serials move on apace. Click on the links below to enjoy these 'Twice-Told Tales'.
Enjoy your week. And remember: if you see two glowing eyes in the dark, it may not be a mountain lion. It might be a jack'o'lantern. Then again, better be careful.
Quote of the Week: Apparent usage irregularities in some characters' speech are controlled by grammatical rules - just as in standard English. This is true of dialects the world over. Since language is not normally spoken in a vacuum, but rather in situations among people, it is clear and reasonable that the use of language be judged by custom and appropriateness rather than by principles of 'correctness' drawn from mathlike assumptions.
Clyde Edgerton, The Bible Salesman
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