Monthly Archives: February 2009

Alice and Silent Alarms

DKC and I watched another Woody Allen film last night: Alice, an interesting adaptation of Alice in Wonderland that I enjoyed, despite the fact that it disturbed me. It was a relatively tame Allen movie, and it’s a definite three … Continue reading

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One Year Old

Yesterday was DC’s first birthday. She had a blast. DKC had made her a small carrot cake, and as soon as we put it in front of her, she dug in with both fists and started chomping away. Very cute. … Continue reading

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Fake It to Make It

Not a lot of time today–I have a second to take a break, so I’ll just give two short things to you. The first: a link to an interesting article in Time on how leadership is perceived, not really earned. … Continue reading

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To Whomever Was Stealing My Internet

I’m not an angry person, as a rule. I try to “get along,” and I try to assume the best out of people. But let me give you a bit of history. I’ve had slow internet speeds at night for … Continue reading

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Book Review

Mountains Beyond Mountains: The Quest of Dr. Paul Farmer, a Man Who Would Cure the World by Tracy Kidder My review rating: 4 of 5 starsI really enjoyed this book, although the ending sort of fell apart for me. I … Continue reading

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The Return of the Me

Back today. My apologies for missing last Friday–I was off in Bangor discussing cataloging standards with like-minded librarians. And if that doesn’t sound like the most fascinating thing in the world, then . . . you’re probably not that into … Continue reading

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Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award

Just in case any of you aspiring writers out there are interested, now is the time to enter your 50,000-150,000 word novel into Amazon’s contest. I put Vodnik in the running for this last year, and I got a Publisher’s … Continue reading

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Scamming on Facebook

So yesterday I had a unique experience (so far). I was logged into Facebook, when suddenly an old acquaintance from high school IMed me. Never really knew the person that well, but we went to high school together, and hey–what’s … Continue reading

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And Because the Third Post’s the Charm

How about some early Groundhog Day script action? Pretty cool, if’n you ask me. Interesting to see what was changed and what stayed the same.

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And in the Realm of Wouldn’t It Be Awesome

I just learned that Stephen Sondheim has been considering adapting Groundhog Day into a musical since 2003. Before you get your hopes up, latest word on the street is that he’s give up on the effort. Sigh. I can still … Continue reading

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