very late friday night: since these projects take some time to complete i was able to watch/listen to another of pbs’s american experience episodes, this time about emma goldman, anarchist, activist and writer.

then listening to another of winchester’s books about the san francisco earthquake, i have stayed up late to finish this latest cross stitch of william chester minor, the madman of the movie and book:

The Surgeon of Crowthorne: A Tale of Murder, Madness and the Love of Words is a book by Simon Winchester that was first published in England in 1998. It was retitled The Professor and the Madman: A Tale of Murder, Insanity, and the Making of the Oxford English Dictionary in the United States and Canada.