Monthly Archives: October 2012

The Lost Museum

“In fact, if a museum were filled with all of the world’s stolen artworks, it would be the most impressive collection ever created. It would have far more Baroque sculptures, much better Surrealist paintings, and the best Greek antiquities of … Continue reading

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Fall Campus

What going to work looks like right now.

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Three Weeks To Go

  From the New Yorker.

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Optimism

Filed under: Things I Adore, New Definitions, and You Can’t Make This Up My ninety-eight point five year old grandmother just had her annual check up – and went ahead and scheduled next year’s.

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How Long Before I Can

“I felt a ripple of envy, which I saw echoed on Jamie’s face. How simple things were for Henry! How I wished sometimes that I could join him in his stark, right-angled world, where everything was either right or wrong … Continue reading

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Home

I’ve been delinquent about updating – chalk it up to exhaustion, reentry, and being under the weather. No sooner was Dad back at home recuperating than Mom, Chris and I, all three, got walloped with sinus infections. So Dad continues … Continue reading

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