Justice for Puppy Doe

  Olive and I will be sleeping more soundly tonight! The police have tracked down the bastard who tortured Puppy Doe. This man needs to be locked up for a long time. I hope justice will be found for Puppy Doe! If you’re interested in following the developments, like this Facebook page.

My Lessons

I recently read a NY Times article titled “Lessons from Living in London.” It was written by a former foreign correspondent for the Times who’d lived in London for almost 20 years. As I read, I found myself gasping in bewilderment and asking my computer: “Did we live in the same place?” This writer had […]

Cyndi and Chris

One of the reasons why I live in a city is so I can do things like see Cyndi Lauper in concert one night and Chris Thile the next. Cyndi is on a 30th anniversary tour for her debut solo album, She’s So Unusual. I don’t remember all of the songs on that album, but […]

A Hazard of Genealogical Research

  I went to the New England Historic Genealogical Society Library for the first time tonight. I left with an injury—probably the first injury that I have ever sustained at a library. I did some research beforehand and wrote down the call numbers of two books the library owns on the history of Clearfield County, […]

Time for a New Mixtape, Part 2

So, I need to finish my mixtape that I can play when I am waxing nostalgic about my 20s. I  brought out my book of concert ticket stubs and tallied which bands I saw the most between the years of 1998 and 2005. The results are: 1. Guster: 10 shows I discovered Guster when they […]