Earth Hour – Lights Out!

Today, Saturday, April 29th, at 8pm in your local timezone, people will be turning off their lights to show solidarity as we try to save this wacky planet of ours. Try it. I will. Sounds like a good time for a soak in a tub (run, of course, before 8pm) where I can...

Traveling with Books (and Cats)

I’m heading down I-95 today to visit my parents for Easter. They live on a glorious farm with lots of space for walking, silence so deep it’s scary for some, and plenty of time to read. So I’m left with the torturous task, as was the case for Eva of...

Lost

Okay, so even though I gave up TV formally a few weeks ago, I’m going to make a confession and tell you that I’m still watching episodes of TV on DVD. I’m just finding it very difficult, especially the last few days when I had to put my cat into...

Some Good Blogs

I’m experiencing a bit too much life right now to post very much, but I thought I’d point you to some blogs I check every day. Maud Newton Critical Mass – the Blog of the National Book Critics Circle Brevity’s Creative Nonfiction Blog...