Monthly Archives: July 2015

crime rate and pickles

We bought a house! It is small and cute, in a semi-sketchy, semi-lovely little town that over the next few years is either going to descend into apocalyptic nightmare or become the next up-and-coming cute town around here. They are … Continue reading

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snapshot

I am in my office, working. I heard a throbbing sound that sounded like a train. “Holy shit, is that a train or something?” I said out loud. Or, horrors, is it a tornado, which sounds like a train?? Finally … Continue reading

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Wagners

For a long time, and more or less inexplicably, I have coveted the diaries of Cosima Wagner. They are voluminous. Well, actually, they are in two volumes, but each volume is truly immense–volume one, which I have before me, is … Continue reading

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