A Trip to the Zoo, with Pictures

This past weekend my sisters and my niece came for a short visit. We don’t get to see them very often, so I was excited when they said they were coming for the weekend. In addition to playing Kinect, showing them our local farmers’ market, and just hanging out &… Continue reading

Why VS Naipaul Doesn’t Bother Me

Earlier today my friend Gina Penn tweeted a link to an article in the London Evening Standard about former Booker Prize winning author VS Naipaul’s comments that women writers are “unequal” to him due to their “sentimentality, the narrow view of the world”. I was saddened to read Naipaul’s authorized… Continue reading

Muscle Memory

Yesterday morning I sat down at my desk to write my to-do list, like I do every Monday, but when I plucked a pen from my fountain pen cup, the strangest thing happened. I held the pen the same way I always have, the same way I’ve been holding a… Continue reading