I just realized that I've been working on Isaac Bonewits's biography for over a year. Holy excrement! I've got nine gigabytes of scanned files, hours of interviews, 65 pages of notes and links. And it feels like I've barely started. I haven't seriously spoken with anyone from ADF yet. Or his mother. Or his sisters. Or... I'm…

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Calendar imperfections

I'm prepping for a second interview with Selene Vega. Following a suggestion from about resources, I'm skimming through the calendars for the years she was with Isaac Bonewits, if for no other reason than to ask, "What does this funny-looking squiggle mean?" I find that my collection of Isaac's calendars is not as complete as I thought…

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Lessons learned from Isaac’s calendars

I had my first “calendar party” today. Its purpose was to get a group of people to start working through Isaac’s calendars and enter the information in a common computer database. Isaac kept all of his calendars from 1973 through 2010; it’s a wealth of information for any biographer.


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