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Most New Yorker Artists Eat Meat

The cover of this week’s New Yorker by Peter de Sève shows an unhappy lion eating a salad and drinking a green juice at what looks like a farm to table restaurant (there is a mason jar vase). 233 more words

Can We Talk About Something More Pleasant?

The New Yorker has an excerpt of a new autobiographical graphic memoir by illustrator/cartoonist Roz Chast in the March 10, 2014 edition. It’s about her experience with aging parents, something Anne and I are going through right now. 75 more words


I Offered to Get Mom a Cleaning Lady- All it Did was Piss Her Off

This week I tried to read an article about the criminal trial of the last Eygptian presidents. I freely admit with shame that as I was reading this all I could think was: I wish I cared.  739 more words

“My mother is a former English teacher who always expected me to write the Great American Novel, thunderous and profound, so she was not impressed to learn that my first book is going to be amusing light verse,” 30 more words

Fun With Words 'n' Stuff


It occurred to me the other day that I hadn’t explained why my husband and I chose the name Vanaprastha for our mountain house.

Traditional Hindus divide life into four stages called… 401 more words