I am – depending on how you count – a mid-career law librarian. One thing that’s become clearer to me over the years is how easy it is to get in a comfortable rut. There is a point at which … Read more
The boy plopped down and announced, “I’m finished.” He’d progressed, like a wood chipper, through a set of books his brother had loved and he was now at a loose end. It is funny to see how the two boys … Read more
The month is ending but I’ve been listening to some unbelievable vocalists, all discovered by serendipity. There’s a strong country – western – bluegrass connection among them, all women, but each one is distinct.
I hadn’t heard of … Read more
Music is an integral part of our family life and everyone plays or played at instrument. My son and I have been enjoying playing low brass instruments – me relearning, him picking up for the first time – together. We’ve … Read more
When my son asked me to play Dungeons and Dragons, I was happy to oblige although, at the time, I didn’t really know what I was getting myself in for. I had played a bit when a teenager and had … Read more
As our kids age out of Halloween costumes and trick or treat, the costuming seems to become more involved! This year was initially going to be a medieval knight but pivoted in September to a Star Wars bounty hunter, no … Read more