Yesterday afternoon, the weather was not only sunny but warm, around 70℉. I could, for the first time this year, open the windows of the house, and the sun-roof of my car. This provided a break in my usual pattern of thinking — usual for February — that says that it will always be cold, … Continue reading The year, thawing
This below strikes me as having crossed the line into craziness. I am a tree-hugger from way back, and I have over 200 birds on my life list. However, I view cooking pasta with less water to save energy as far too extreme a thing to do. The Curious Cook – Do You Need All … Continue reading When amateur environmentalists go too far
In addition to contemplating the demise of my Twitter account, I have another potential catastrophe to consider. My son, Peter, who is becoming a great lover of the culture of the 1960’s and 1970’s, has told me now that he absolutely must have a copy of Jonathan Livingston Seagull. I have no idea how do … Continue reading Books from high school: the sequel!
I have just done a drastic and nearly, in some circles, unthinkable thing: I have deleted my Twitter account. There: I know that you’ll be terribly alarmed at this development in my life, but trust me, it’s for the best. Now, for the logic behind my drastic decision… I spent a small amount of time … Continue reading No more Twitterings for me