It was — literally — a small thing that I wanted, but my entire family gaped at me in horror, as if I had brightly announced, “I think I’ll sell my body on the streets to pick up a little pin money.” “I can’t believe you’re serious,” was the general consensus. “Where are your values?” [...]
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Okay, so maybe this doesn’t mean much to you people in Scottsdale, Arizona, or Hilo, Hawaii, but Baby it’s cold outside! The Norwegian Artist and I regularly walk three miles a day, in one mile increments, but lately I’ve been joining the dog near the wood stove and giving the Norwegian That Look when he [...]
One of my collection of odd habits is writing in public places — coffee shops, libraries, hotel lobbies, haven’t done the grocery store yet, but it’s chilly in the freezer section. There’s something about being away from the people I’m related to and eat breakfast with that unleashes my inner tappy-tapper, and most places with public computers [...]
Now I am not naÃ¯ve enough to think that bad things donâ€™t happen. Bad things happen to all of us, every single day, and for that reason I look for the total opposite in my reading pleasure.
Thatâ€™s why itâ€™s called reading â€œpleasure.â€