Here I would put a caveat about spoilers for anyone still reading but, oh dear, why bother? It’s been two months since we last convened on the subject of Donna Tartt’s sprawling novel, you’ve finished it and probably three other … Continue reading
Readers be ye warned! Spoilers will abound from this point onwards. Book One is comprised of four chapters (1. Boy with a Skull — 2. The Anatomy Lesson — 3. Park Avenue — 4. Morphine Lollipop) and I think we’ll be discussing events … Continue reading
Uborkans of the literary persuasion (and let’s face it, this is probably most of you) rejoice! Bang the gavel! Raise your wine glasses or teacups, depending on your preferred beverage for reading accompaniment! For the first installment of Uborka’s 2014 … Continue reading
Nano and I went for a walk in the snow this morning, both of us bundled to maximum bundleage for 15 F (-10 C): Human: full-length down coat over two layers of clothing (Uniqlo heat-tech long johns, sweater, pants), socks and … Continue reading
Hello, I will be your local unabashed Christmas elf for today, the second day of Yulevent. I love these holidays. I’m as enthusiastic as you can get without running afoul of the Christmas Sweater Mafia for not paying dues. I … Continue reading
Krissa makes pie. Continue reading
Think of the puppies.
You called me last night on the telephone And I was glad to hear from you ’cause I was all alone You said, “It’s snowing, it’s snowing! God, I hate this weather.” Now I walk through blizzards just to get … Continue reading