Strange Wednesdays: Blood Orange Season

Once the holidays are long over and I am firmly settled in the back half of winter, I start looking for blood oranges at the grocery store. In season from roughly November through May in the US depending on where they are grown, they usually show up at my grocery store around mid January. Blood... Continue Reading →


Muse of the Day

Time spent with cats is never wasted. -Sigmund Freud, renowned psychoanalyst

Muse of the Day

We live between the act of awakening and the act of surrender. Each morning, we awaken to the light and the invitation to a new day in the world of time; each night, we surrender to the dark to be taken to play in the world of dreams where time is no more. John O'Donohue,... Continue Reading →

Muse of the Day

Writing is like driving at night in the fog. You can only see as far as your headlights, but you can make the whole trip that way. -E. L. Doctorow, Novelist

Strange Wednesdays: Evidence

I've been obsessed with true crime novels, mysteries, and thrillers since childhood. As I got older, this obsession expanded to crime documentaries, Dateline, and countless cop shows. So I was overly excited to discover an unusual read right up my ally during my last trip to a used bookstore. Evidence by Luc Sante is a... Continue Reading →

Muse of the Day

All men dream, but not equally. Those who dream by night in the dusty recesses of their minds, wake in the day to find that it was vanity: but the dreamers of the day are dangerous men, for they may act on their dreams with open eyes, to make them possible. T. E. Lawrence, real... Continue Reading →

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