I figure everyone needs the chance to watch a screech owl take a bath and then be blow dried.
I grew up listening to Pete Seeger, Arlo Guthrie and Peter Paul & Mary. Their voices are a permanent part of my personal soundtrack. I’ve seen Arlo Guthrie and Peter Paul & Mary in person, but I never got the chance to see Pete Seeger in person and now I never will. There are a… Continue reading Pete Seeger
Some people don’t like to let the day end with an argument running. I don’t like to let the day end with a book unfinished. I’d started Dear Mr. Knightley yesterday afternoon with middling hopes for it and it met my expectations. The book has many things going for it that I like–strong Jane Austen… Continue reading Dear Mr. Knightley
I don’t have much to say because I’m sucked into a book at the moment (if it ends well, I’ll post about it later), but I did take a brief break earlier for Tim Minchin. One should always take a Tim Minchin break if they have the time. I recommend sticking around all the way… Continue reading Tim Minchin – If I Didn’t Have You
I remember the first time I read The Stand. I was at my dad’s house and so bored. It was summer vacation and I’d already read all the books I brought with me, so I decided it was time to pillage Dad’s bookcases. Vonnegut…no. Heinlein…no. Some weird transcendental text…no.
You know how a song and a music video can get stuck in your head and you can’t get rid of it? Furthermore, you don’t want to get rid of it? Much love to Janelle Monáe for making such fabulous videos and music. Hello and welcome to Tightrope from The ArchAndroid: I have a feeling… Continue reading Janelle Monáe
I intended to go out today, but then snow and frigid temperatures happened. Instead, I stayed home and did my best Arthur Dent impression (pajamas and a robe all day) and drank a lot of tea while playing on the internet and absolutely not watching an episode of Sherlock weeks before it’s scheduled to air… Continue reading Lazy Sunday