John Elder Robison: Look Me in the Eye: My Life with Asperger’s Mahlena-Rae Johnson: Steve the Penguin Anxiously awaiting: Heather Cocks, Jessica Morgan: Go Fug Yourself: The Fug Awards
It has been a very difficult week. Picketing in the rain was the least of the crappy things. So, when it gets like this I post mail from y’all, because it reminds me of how big and huge the world is, and how lucky I am. I kind of disappeared there for a month back … [Read more…]
In the seemingly never-ending list of examples where my name is screwed up, this one is pretty good. …pretty, pretty, pretty good.
A criticism an old boyfriend used to give me (I’ll leave out his name so that it doesn’t look like I’m complaining) is that I go too far back in time to start my stories. “I ask you when did you return the video,” he’d say, “and you start with, ‘Back when I was six, … [Read more…]
Michael Erard: Um…: Slips, Stumbles, and Verbal Blunders, and What They Mean Luis Alberto Urrea: The Hummingbird’s Daughter recently tore through: Steve Almond: Candyfreak: A Journey through the Chocolate Underbelly of America Elizabeth Berg: The Art of Mending
My latest sew-sew-sew projects are from Every Day something-something-Japanese. Making a blouse from a Japanese pattern resulted in two things: I felt extremely proud of myself when I created something that looked similar to the picture, seeing as how the directions are in Japanese. And two: it ended up being too small for my American … [Read more…]