Philip Weller caricature
Philip and Weller hugging

Welcome to my web site, now under development for more than twenty years.   
-- Philip Weller, November 13, 1941 - February 1, 2021
Dr. Weller, an Eastern Washington University professor of English and Shakespearean scholar for more than 50 years.

Note to Romeo and Juliet, 2.5.74: "Must climb a bird's nest soon when it is dark."

Romeo and Juliet,
Act 2, Scene 5, line 74.
climb a bird's nest: climb up to a bird's nest. The "bird's nest" is Juliet's room, and the most intimate part of her.