Wednesday, May 20, 2009

In B Flat

In the mood for a little music In B Flat?

Colm Toibin

Colm Toibin has the best interviews of anyone I've read of late. The comment about getting no pleasure from writing was incredible, and this bit about being bald as well as gay was a nice zinger.

Wednesday, May 13, 2009

"The world is peopled by ghosts."

"The Office Girl," a short story by Joe Meno.

Delicious words

The Language Log article mentions the word "kumquat," which makes me think of this little girl's face.


The Language Log on word attraction.

Sunday, May 10, 2009

Friday, May 8, 2009

May 7

By Embloggery.

I've been working for years to get the job offer I got yesterday.

Thursday, May 7, 2009

Letter by Strange Letter

Have I mentioned I finally fulfilled my dream of starting a blog of alphabets?

Just alphabets.

Sometimes blogs are better when they're simple.

Flying Dreams

My boss tipped me off to this series by Tabitha Vevers, titled "Flying Dreams." She painted all sorts of people's dreams about flying - simple but delicious, isn't it?

Wednesday, May 6, 2009

Kindle is bigger, not better

I get it, Amazon. You hired Toni Morrison and Steven King to advertise for you. But a bigger screen doesn't add the color photos or interactive elements a handheld reading device could offer. Let me know when the price drops lower than $500 and the design is a little more attractive. The pink doesn't help much of anything, even if it makes Steven King smile.