Linky Randutiae

I cannot recommend last weekend’s This American Life, called “DIY,” strongly enough. Here’s the description from the website: “After four lawyers fail to get an innocent man out of prison, his friend takes on the case himself. He becomes a do-it-yourself investigator. He learns to read court records, he tracks down hard-to-find witnesses, he gets… Read more »

Friday Randutiae

It has been brought to my attention that I’m working too much. Thank goodness for the people in my life who point out to me, now and then, that I have the tendency to work too much. This blog is not work. It’s fun, it clears out my head. So… here comes some randutiae! I… Read more »

Madrid Miscellany

¡Hola amigos! Here’s something I saw written on a wall inside a building today in Madrid: I have sometimes dreamt that when the Day of Judgement dawns and the great conquerors and lawyers and statesmen come to receive their rewards — their crowns, their laurels, their names carved indelibly upon imperishable marble — the Almighty… Read more »

She Has Dreams, You Know

Hello! Your floopy author here, jumping in on a Tuesday eve with stuff and things. Check it out — the cover of Fire, Catalan edition, published by Grup62! Click to see it bigger. I secretly love it, even though it, um, has problematic associations in English 🙂 —————–> So, as everyone knows, the best time… Read more »

There’s Nothing We Can’t Face (Except for Bunnies)

Thursday randutiae! First, the cover of Fire, French adult edition (published by Orbit France). ——–> Second, a new addition to the Gallery of My Favorite Objects. Here’s a bunny I faced the other day: And here’s his antelope (?) and canine (?) friends. I faced them, too. These fingers puppets were made by Donna Marbet,… Read more »