“Hope” is the thing with fur

I was sitting in bed with Burt tonight, watching him be his little ten-week-old self, and I wondered what kind of dog he'll be in adulthood. I wondered what funny little behaviors are as-of-yet unrecognized harbingers of his future personality. I mentally compared him to other puppies I'd known to try to glean clues about…

Books of 2018

The year is up and the list is here! As always, despite the fact that I do read quite a lot, I look back and wish I had spent more time reading. I've made a few simplifying changes in lifestyle that will help me read as much as I want, and I'll write about those…

Book Review: Less by Andrew Sean Greer

I couldn't even get halfway through this book, but I'm reviewing it anyway because 1) I personally find it very interesting/satisfying to read negative reviews about books I didn't like and am projecting that potential interest onto you, and 2) Because I find myself highly irritated by this book and want to vent about it.…