Thursday, April 15, 2021

Here’s a book I feel strong enough about after only 40+ pages to jump up and down about. I’d stared at it for the last few years on shelves and tables in bookstores. I fought getting it and when you do that with books or movies and then you finally give in, you see within 10 minutes what the big deal is

Tuesday, April 13, 2021


In today’s ‘Times’ Jane Brody talks about poetry’s benefits—reading it and writing it—in times like we’re in. It’s very good as she always is.

Sunday, April 11, 2021

I’VE TAKEN PICTURES of so many people on bicycles this last year. There may have been more bikes than the year before or maybe I just noticed them more with less car traffic dominating the streets. I enjoyed having something for my phone camera to do on my morning five minute trip-and-back to the store. Now things are busier here. More cars. More people on the curb looking for a yellow cab or the Uber they ordered. Busier sidewalks. I’m glad for the world that things may really be getting better. But I liked the small, quieter world we had for awhile.