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I am reading a superb book, Daily Rituals: How Artists Work. I’ve only gotten through about 20 pages, and am already astonished by what makes people tick–by which I mean coffee, sugar, alcohol, amphetamines, and sleeping pills! Highly recommended so … Continue reading
Thank goodness, someone else agrees with me on the pjs issue, only more strongly. See here, Americans.
Great article in today’s Wall Street Journal: Don’t Be a Square At the Post Office — There’s a Surcharge Card Makers Feel Boxed In By Rules Favoring Rectangles; Mr. Friedman’s ‘Debacle’ By BARRY NEWMAN November 15, 2007; Page A1 … Continue reading
Tiny little item from today’s New York Times: November 15, 2007 World Briefing | Africa Tanzania: Apology for Surgical Mix-Up By AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE Health Minister David Homeli Mwakyusa has apologized in Parliament for a surgical mix-up at … Continue reading