Monthly Archives: August 2009

What I Did on My Summer Vacation

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There’s still about a week left before I head back to London, but the place is clearing out, the weather is closing in (not that it’s been that good this summer), and I feel myself getting ready to get back …

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Gone Fishin’

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Takin’ a break for a couple of weeks. It’s time for family, fun, eating just caught striper, going to the beach when the sun comes out, packing as much into each day as we can. Should come out of it …

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Billy Collins Comes to Town

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Photo Credit: Juliet Van Otteren Last night I was among 300 people who came to listen to Billy (we all just call him “Billy,” it seems) read under a big white tent with failing chandelier light. It was magical, but …

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Pay It Forward

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Several months ago, I asked to be a part of the blogging gesture “Pay It Forward” that Angie was offering here. Time passed, Angie got busy writing and revising and, I believe, losing her appendix. But while I was briefly …

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