“The Wordy Shipmates” by Sara Vowell is less a short book than a long essay on the New England Puritans with sarcastic commentaries.
Here’s why I’m twenty-five pounds heaver than I was a few years ago: I now like to eat good food.
Twice when I was in college I came across cars with the lights left on and both times I found them unlocked, so I opened the doors and shut the lights off.
Even though I swam a lot as a kid (the ocean beaches were only as far as the traffic jams made them seem to be), I’ve gone through significant chunks of my life without even putting on a bathing suit.
I’m still trying to figure out what Clint Eastwood was doing with “Gran Torino”.
I can’t get enough of the interior staircase at the Old Capitol.
Well, this is one of those crisis-opportunity moments.
The simple design of the Hoovers’ gravesite is quite striking in the snow.
I have no idea why it was there but there certainly weren’t any naked women walking around in the men’s locker room.
I presume it’s not called his “200th birthday” because he’s dead.
Haven’t I seen these movies before?
We have a blizzard warning for tonight. I bet the weather people on the local news are excited.
“Between You and I– A Little Book of Bad English” is quite little but is full of corrections to commonly misused, misspelled, misconstructed, or mispronounced words and phrases.
I am very curious about the Great Depression and am always looking for good books about it. This is not one of them.
The functions in WordPress 2.7.1 for inserting images into posts are deranged and at odds with my style sheet.
I can hardly believe when someone my age has never seen the “Star Wars” saga.
I need something on the home page that will lead into the blog, so I’ve moved the latest excerpt up to the top.
Now I am posting excerpts from the last five posts on the home page in what I hope is a more attractive format.