Book Review: Let There Be Pebble by Zachary Michael Jack

There are reasons certain sayings persist. Take, for example, the overused and abused saw, “A picture is worth a thousand words.” It survives because it is true. Some things words just cannot adequately describe: Van Gogh’s “Starry Night” or a tropical island. Even describing the effect such sights have on us is woefully insufficient.

Applying […]

Weekend Edition: 5-28

Blog Headline of the Week

Important physics breakthrough solves the mystery of how dogs drink

Happy Birthday Bob Linkage

Dylan’s 70 Years of Trouble

How Bob Dylan reinvented the rock memoir

Busy Being Born

Dylan at 70

Bob Dylan’s Curious Dotage (via)

Free Bob from the Bobolator cult

Bookish Linkage


30 years of being the luckiest

Thirty years ago today, my wife and I got married. And while we’re spending family time in our favorite spot on earth, I defer to someone far more artistic with words to express my thoughts:


Weekend Edition: 5-21

Bulletin Board

Travel means a more narrowly focused edition this week. In fact, it should probably be called Apocalypse Edition.

Well, if you’re reading this evidently the world hasn’t ended — yet.

Bookish Linkage

How to Enjoy the Apocalypse: A Post-Rapture Reading List

End of Days book list

Literature for the Apocalypse: […]

What did we put in their food?

We have reached another of those events that occur two to three times a year — all three daughters are home together for a bit. As we (and the dogs) adjust to the increased activity and volume I was struck by something they share. Each of them is working in projects that fall within the […]