I’ve talked about this before, but the latest surge in popularity for live video streaming apps like Periscope has reminded me of the digital clock I used to watch from my bedroom window late at night: …and when I was young, I’d look out my window at night. There was […]
It’s been a few weeks but we’re getting the new house squared away. I’ve been spending a lot of time this week unpacking my office and trying to get things set up so I can get back to work on “The Red Boy” and a few other projects that are not-so-patiently waiting for me to get my act together.
Just popping my head in — while the children battle for couch supremacy, while I put the finishing touches on this evening’s Festival of Leftovers — to remind all of you that today is the 30th anniversary of the disappearance of Elvis Presley. Also, thanks in part a a bout […]
I am deeply, deeply disappointed in the weather. After spending the last nine months of my life struggling to stay awake until midnight, I’m suddenly awake at 2 am with my laptop and a dwindling battery and the Jewlery Channel babbling away in the background. (Actually, I’m kind of getting […]
There’s only one thing I hate about the Midwest: Summer. The heat, the humidity, it’s like walking around in a dog’s mouth for three months. It’s hot tonight, thunderbolts and lightning (very very frightening me, Galileo), ceiling fans’re cranked to the max . . . but there’s still no sleep, […]
These postcards are about a thousand times more interesting and honest than the news here. They just broke my heart. It’s really quite something, what people can do. There’s been so much unhappiness lately for so many people I know — like there was some kind of misfortune building up […]