Wednesday Accounts

Two mile run (weighed in at 85kg), hot breakfast, ‘Balaam’s Hopes Disappointed,’ ‘Curses Turned to Blessings’ from Legends III, drudge work on converting ASCII to Unicode Greek in my textbook, reading The Cowley Fathers, and dog-attending.

Up to Balak

For yesterday’s accountability report: Mile and a half, fruit breakfast, three sections of Legends III (‘Balaam Runs into His Own Destruction,’ ‘Balaam with Balak,’ and ‘Balaam’s Sacrifices Refused’), I read and refereed an article, read some material pertinent to my assessment of the article, and gave the dogs a two-mile-plus walk when Margaret needed some…

Productivity Check One

Yesterday I ran my mile-and-a-half, transcribed the ‘Balaam’s Ass’ portion of Legends III, read a bit of The Cowley Fathers, started the first chapter of the hermeneutics monograph, read through the proofs of a book with a view to blurbing it, and wrote and sent the blurb, and turned to a separate hermeneutical essay. And…

Back In Summer

I last made regular use of this blog back when I was forming my habit of running — first weekly, then twice weekly, then daily — as a mode of keeping myself accountable. I kept track of time and conditions till it dawned on me that I was overinvesting in my running speed (which seemed,…