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Monthly Archives: February 2009

Miracle In the Andes

Just read this for the second time. Will blog about it someday because there is just too much to say. READ IT.

I do not collect owls

For the record, I do not collect owls.  The iron owls on my sideboard, the ceramic owl on my kitchen sill, the owl journal propped against the bulletin board — these are not a collection. They are a random confluence of owls.  Which I may curate.  By myself. I make this clear because where one […]

The Little Lady Agency

This is what I call a candy book. After the last two books I read, also a needed mindsuck.  V. Bridget Jones, chicklit, beach-read-y. Dee-licious!  If you’re feeling at all pompous or looking-down-the nose-ish, please do not read this or even think any more about it.

An Exact Replica of a Figment of My Imagination

A memoir of her first child being stillborn.  Crushing.

Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close


My baby’s a Rock Star!

My husband is a ROCK STAR.  Unless you are an Apple-tapping, jQuery-loving, Twitterific computer geek, you may not realize this.  But his fans do.  The middle cat in the photo is named Swedberg. The other two are named Resig and Bango, after John Resig, the wunderkind creator of jQuery, and Rey Bango, who apparently is […]