Calendar scanning

I've completed scanning Isaac Bonewits' calendars. I thought the process would take longer, but I followed the advice of : Put on some music on full blast when no one else is around, and the task will pass quickly. I should have known. This does not remove the need for calendar parties. It means that they can…

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Two steps forward…

...and one step back. Isaac Bonewits' big wall calendars take twice as long to scan as I thought they did. I thought an entire page could be scanned by my big scanner at once, but the images are chopped off at the top or bottom. I'll have to rescan those calendar pages in the flipped orientation so…

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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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Time

Deborah Lipp was kind enough to point me to a 1974 Tom Snyder interview with Isaac Bonewits, Ed Fitch, Fred Adams, and "Poke" Runyon. I've already tweeted about how young Isaac looks. Then I came to later section of the interview. Tom Snyder asks about pagan beliefs in life after death. The other three agree with some…

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Still looking for…

I'm writing a biography of Isaac Bonewits (with the support of Phaedra Bonewits, Deborah Lipp, and Arthur Lipp-Bonewits). I continue to search for people who knew Isaac Bonewits. I know I've posted these requests before, but sometimes persistence pays off.Please let me know if you know how to get in touch with any of the following people.…

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Looking for…

I continue to search for people who knew Isaac Bonewits. Please let me know if you know how to get in touch with any of the following people. If you can, please boost the signal, and/or copy this request to any appropriate mail groups and message boards. The URL of this post is http://wgseligman.livejournal.com/36467.htmlRon Wright was an…

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Please Signal Boost – Help for a friend of Isaac Bonewits

Given human nature and the nature of the pagan community, it was inevitable: One of the people I contacted in connection with Isaac's biography is having some financial difficulties. He didn't ask for a hand-out; instead he asked that I spread awareness of his services as a reader. His name is Stephan Abbott. He knew Isaac 40…

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Looking for… (part 2)

In my research on Isaac's biography, I'm looking to get in touch with some people. Any help you can offer (including a signal boost) would be appreciated. Gavin and Yvonne Frost are the founders of the Church of Wicca, and long-time friends of Isaac. I wrote to them at the address on their web site. They haven't…

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Looking for…

OK, Internet, let's see what you can do. If you know how to reach any of the people listed below, would you please send me contact information or arrange and introduction? In connection with my work on the biography of Isaac Bonewits, I'd like to get in touch with Ron Wright. He was an editor of Gnostica…

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