A–Z: Session 2

  I checked off two more letters in the alphabet last week: B: Back Bar Back Bar is located down a non-descript alley behind a non-descript door.                     I half-expected to find a bouncer behind the door, waiting to hear a password. The space is intimate […]

Operation A–Z

A few days ago, I embarked on Operation A–Z, which is a fancy way of saying that I need to drink a lot before turning 40 so will be going to 26 bars over the next nine-and-a-half months. Mom, I was kidding about the “drinking a lot” part, I promise. Some friends mentioned this idea […]

Oh Captain, My Captain

  I have no words.

Bloodswept Lands and Seas of Red

  I hurriedly looked at some photos of Will and Kate at a beautiful installation at the Tower of London during a break at work the other day. The purpose of the installation didn’t register with me at the time. But then, a few days later, Abby sent me a link to photos on a […]

Save the Printed Book

The other day, I read an article about the Boston Public Library’s decision to purge 180,000 books, and it made me want to PURGE MY INSIDES. Seriously, it almost brought me tears. It’s bad enough that bookstores are an endangered species. If libraries start to “purge” old books to make room for more computers, I’m […]