I don’t have any pretensions to wit beyond measure. In fact, I doubt I would be able to answer the logic problem in order to gain access to the real Ravenclaw Tower (although I do take comfort in the thought that if Luna Lovegood can get in, maybe I could too. And by this I mean no disrespect to Luna.) But I wanted to give my blog a Ravenclaw name because I hope, humbly, to create a place where thoughtful inquiry and the magic of words can thrive.
Don’t expect a post every day. Don’t expect brilliance every time. Do expect book reviews (and movie and music reviews too), brief observations and exclamations, paeans to people I like, product recommendations, and sometimes, posts consisting entirely of quotations from those who approach nearer to immeasurable wit than I do.
And yes, Penelope Clearwater is that Ravenclaw prefect who dated Percy Weasley before he became a total git. Are you aware how deeply into obscurity a potential blogger has to dig in order to find a quality blog name that someone hasn’t already chosen?
You are right, it is hard to come up with a great blog name, but I think you did well. Can’t wait to read more!
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