Category Archives: Daily

My TBR list

  Of all the “best of” lists I’ve read this year, I think I am most persuaded by this one. Short enough to be doable. May make my way down from the top! DISCUSS.

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So much going on, mainly Moravian-related!

  It’s that time of year when I am trying to get all my tasks corralled before the holidays: all those health insurance claims (a particular horror where I work, where you pay for everything up front and then tape … Continue reading

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Happy après Halloween

As long as the current crop of reality-challenged folks is running the USA, there will be no shortage of materials for writers, or indeed, anyone who’s just looking for distraction. This is a sadly hilarious and clever piece. #languagewarning, as … Continue reading

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Not so super bugs and a few rather more super bits of randomness

Antibiotic/antimicrobial resistance: It’s what I’m working on now and it’s both fascinating and terrifying. I will be attending this meeting in Berlin this week. Looking forward to hearing about what people around the world are doing to prevent the apocalypse! … Continue reading

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Shine on, shine on

Harvest moon   

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Of dolphins, autumn, and the Cazelets

This is seriously cool. I took my camera out at lunch today to try to capture some of the beauty of our sudden autumn. And now . . . to the Brig and the Duchy, Hugh, Edward, Rupert, and Rachel, … Continue reading

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After le weekend

Our little community of friends in Segny has been mighty active lately, especially when it comes to socializing! This weekend saw the second in a series of long, leisurely, communal Sunday lunches, only this one happened to be on Saturday. … Continue reading

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News, reading, le weekend

On Saturday mornings, I try to catch up on the news, the Food Network, and otherwise luxuriate in being able to stay in bed in my pajamas. This is a pretty startling piece of news about India’s overcrowded, under-resourced railways.  … Continue reading

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Fun things of the moment

Can’t wait to see friend/teacher/mentor Maira Kalman’s mother’s closet at the Met Museum in New York next week! Have discovered a new passion: audiobooks. Makes the commute something to look forward to. Recently listened to the first Harry Potter book, … Continue reading

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At the movies

Went to see Lion tonight. Didn’t know much about it, but it was here and it was in ENGLISH. So, so, so good. Highly recommended.

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