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50 Shades of zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz………….

I have resisted commenting on all of the hubbub about this “novel” for some time now. [And, oh how I have wanted to use the word hubbub.] The “novel” in question is E.L. James‘ 50 Shades of Grey. The hubbub … Continue reading

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I finally finished the book: 365 photos, 366 days later.

One (long and very interesting) year after I completed this photo project, I have completed the book of the photos. It is for sale via the Blurb website for the cost of the book – a total non-profit enterprise, as I imagine … Continue reading

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Holy Crap. This guy is my hero. (Well, one of them…)

I had heard of Romanpoet (also here) somehow, not sure how. It sounded kind of, you know… cool. But being neither Luddite nor particularly motivated to explore the tech-underworld I never really investigated. Should have. Meet Virgil Griffith. Here is … Continue reading

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He’s got mad skillz.

CAESAR:What say’st thou to me now? speak once again. Soothsayer:Beware the ides of March. CAESAR: He is a dreamer; let us leave him: pass. On March 15th, I had the extremely good fortune to see Pulitzer Prize winning author, Junot … Continue reading

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After this post, I may need to be “Committed.”

It has happened again. I am reading a book with so much immediate and significant relevance I am wondering how it is possible that it landed in my hands at this time. Of course I know, technically, how it happened: … Continue reading

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The brief and wondrous life of Oscar – WOW!

Sunday there was quite a lot of pre-Oscar speculation at my house as we all completed our ballots to see who could pick the most winners of the 24 major award categories for the 2010 Academy Awards. I find that … Continue reading

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It is so fun to talk with smart people…

I finished the Steig Larsson trilogy last week and was speaking with a friend of mine who I not only adore, but who is simply one of the smartest people I know. We got to talking about my recent, Lisbeth-related … Continue reading

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