Sunday, August 29, 2010

Timothy Egan, Aug. 25th on-line piece, New York Times

Please note, in particular, Mr. Egan's critical (and astute) comments about radio talk show host Rush Limbaugh.

Sunday, August 22, 2010

Charlottesville, Virginia

A piece appearing on  "5 Great Cities For Retirees," from

The first place listed is Charlottesville, Virginia. For years Charlottesville has appeared in lists of/stories about attractive and distinctive American cities.  I lived there from the spring of 1995 until the start of 2001.  It is a wonderful place, and I think often about how much I enjoyed living there.

Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Tuesday, August 3, 2010

Recommended Reading

1. The novel A Pale View of Hills, by Kazuo Ishiguro.

2. The Seventh Well: A Novel, by Fred Wander.

3. One More Year, stories by Sana Krasikov.

4. An Ornithologist's Guide To Life: Stories, by Ann Hood.