Monthly Archives: March 2012

Let’s Go Fly a Kite

We went to the National Cherry Blossom Kite Festival. Me: I love the kite festival. Jules: Of course you do. Me: What a cute orange fish. Josh: Bill that’s Nemo. There were planes, one tall ship, at least one skull … Continue reading

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Abstract and Algebraic Beauty

“France has neither winter, nor summer, nor morals. Apart from these drawbacks it is a fine country.” — Mark Twain in Jill Jonnes’ Eiffel’s Tower — It was cold and gray the day we visited the Eiffel Tower¬†in November. In … Continue reading

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The Shelf of Constant Reproach

I’ve been trying to catch up on some reading, trying to tidy up what I’ve been thinking of, since I read this article, as my shelf of constant reproach. It’s not a project I really hope to ever complete, because … Continue reading

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That’s the Ticket

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The Divine Miss M

No disrespect, Bette, but I’m talking about Meryl. Even though I would have loved to see the sublime Viola Davis win for her work in The Help,¬†there’s something really satisfying about seeing Meryl-the-Goddess-Streep win an Oscar. Fun fact: I was … Continue reading

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