Now that e-readers are the coming rave, moving will be easier. No more boxes of books to haul from relationship to relationship. But, as books disappear, parties won’t be as much fun. We've all peeked at the host's library seeking insight and gossip. But empty bookshelves will reveal nothing about the inner workings of the reader’s head. Pity.
Around 60,000 years ago, Stone Age people scratched notes on eggshells, ostrich eggshells. Before writing paper was invented. Or any other kind.
In England, they have weaponized Mozart, claims a guy writing in Reason Magazine. He’s plenty PO’d because a school is piping classical music into a detention hall filled with troublesome students. Culture wars.
Sure signs of spring include: ice-free Mississippi River, boats on trailers, sprigs of green grass an inch from the retreating snow line and the bucket boys of winter packing it in. All across Minnesota and Wisconsin, the ice fishermen are coming home and asking what’s for dinner.
The Mystery Woman and I had an unusual date this week. We both signed up with the same new cardiologist. And giggled in the waiting room like 70-year-old teen-agers. It’s part of our goofy narrative. Last year, she got a heart stent on Valentine’s Day.