Category Archives: Books

A post directly from Bethany’s “irrelevant, senatorial level of consciousness”

Ever read a sentence that just stopped you in your tracks? Made you realize that those couple of dozen words perfectly encapsulated an unnamed thought that had been buzzing around your head? The sense of relief can be palpable. Because … Continue reading

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Just call me The Hander of the Tools

Happiness comes in the little things.  This weekend, happiness came in the form of tools.  And the correct identification thereof.  You see, my brother and I worked on our cars on Saturday.  We have built up quite a catalog of experience … Continue reading

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Five books

I read voraciously.  With a speed and appetite that has kept me up far too late on far too many evenings.  To the amusement of my friends and family when I drop out of the room, the conversation, the space … Continue reading

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When Neil Gaiman reads, I listen

Neil Gaiman read me a poem the other day.  Okay.  So he actually read it to a lot of people last Friday night, as part of MPR’s most recent Wits show at the Fitzgerald, but I caught it on YouTube, having unfortunately … Continue reading

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