Our “Christmas Cactus” has decided to bloom this week. Um, Happy Father’s Day, Dad.
The June 18 performance of the Requiem by Hector Berlioz was perhaps the best performance I have seen at Verizon Hall. The music is powerful, and has great variety that flows from […]
While it is advisable for everyone to have someone else proofread his or her work, sometimes that is not possible or practical. When you find yourself in this situation, consider […]
The cover article of the June 15, 2009 issue of Time magazine by Steven Johnson discusses “How Twitter Will Change the Way We Live” (http://www.time.com/time/business/article/0,8599,1902604,00.html), and it got me thinking […]
Budman, Mark, (2008). My Life at First Try: a Novel. Washington: Counterpoint. At first it was the structure that stood out to me. Short sections that break the story up […]
My dog Elton died last year on June 13. We honor the anniversaries of people’s deaths, but it feels a little strange saying publicly, ” my dog died one year […]
Blount, R., (2008). Alphabet Juice: the energies, gists, and spirits of letters, words, and combinations thereof; their roots, bones, innards,piths, pips, and secret parts, … with examples of their usage […]