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Monthly Archives: March 2015

“Stories Matter. Many Stories Matter”

  While reading Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s epic novel Americanah, I checked out YouTube for a glimpse of her and found two TED talks. One’s on feminism, and the other is called “The Danger of a Single Story.” In the “story” talk, Adichie explains how often we swallow a single version of a person or place […]

A Doglike Dog in Springlike Weather

  Today I’ve had my first daily requirement of Vitamin D in months. Since November at least. I took a half-hour walk outdoors in the sunshine. In the sunshine. The birds were singing. The snow is melting. And did I mention the sun is shining? I even took along our little dog Roxie. She regarded […]

Funny Spam

A comment about one of my posts about tutoring GED: This leads to the energetic goal failing annd thee vision is restarted by that with all the money you used in the gunshop returned to you! No mention in the original post, by the way, of visions or money or gunshops. I’m especially fond of […]

A Movie out of Time

I leapt outside my comfort zone today and saw Blade Runner, Ridley Scott’s 1982 cult film, at my husband’s venue, the Cleveland Institute of Art Cinematheque. Normally this would be an easy call: I don’t see Blade Runner. I’ve never seen Blade Runner. I’m not a Blade Runner sort of person. I’m not a science fiction fan, […]