Posts Tagged ‘a little personal’

Sunny, fall days in Nashville are the best. It’s still too warm for my liking, and so dry there’s a forest fire watch in effect, but the sky is the clearest blue imaginable and the sun is watery and warm. Mare’s tail clouds streak the sky, and even though it’s early afternoon, there’s already a […]


Today is my birthday. And recently, I’ve discovered that I am lacking a certain amount of perspective in my life. A year ago, I was preparing to head off to Bosnia after wrapping up my failed stint in grad school. I was living in DC and I was fully aware of and engrossed in national […]


I’m sure I’ve said it before, but I owe my love of Marah to Nick Hornby. Or, if not my love, than at least my initial interest in them. About a year ago, I read Hornby’s The Polysyllabic Spree and his two-page description of a Marah performance was enough to motivate me to seek out […]


Who knew a memoir about a physicist could make me so damn lonely? I finished Feynman’s Rainbow the other night and I think I really enjoyed it. It was short, quick, and pretty easy to get through, if a little bogged down by scientific mumbo-jumbo. But the feel of it really got me. I don’t […]