THE DRAGON TATTOO

In November I started thinking along dangerous lines. My birthday was approaching in early January, which always makes the reflection on the past year and the impending clean slate of the new year even more overwhelming. So, I tried to think of things to do that would cheer me, or inspire me, or terrify me. … Continue reading THE DRAGON TATTOO

ANOTHER YEAR OLDER, BUT NOT MORE MATURE

Today is my birthday. I share it with Richard Nixon, Joan Baez and Kate Middleton. I missed Elvis' by just one day. I have no particular plans for this year's event. No Anntastic adventure or Annapalooza. For one thing, it is a Monday. A Monday that for some unknown reason I have not taken as … Continue reading ANOTHER YEAR OLDER, BUT NOT MORE MATURE