Monthly Archives: February 2012

London and The Story

It’s amazing how only two suitcases can explode over a hotel room in stratigraphic layers of gadgets, papers, cords, chargers, cookies, postcards, tshirts, teacups, leg braces, books, and handkerchiefs-and-underwear washed in the sink hung out to dry. I have a … Continue reading

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Voyage to the End of the Block

Today I read Isabella Bird’s Unbeaten Tracks in Japan (1880), read a lot on Wikipedia and elsewhere about the Ainu and their history, and got about halfway through Finding Fernanda which I read about on Racialicious. It’s awesome investigative journalism, … Continue reading

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Ankle-bustin’ in the wild west

A little bit more about ankles before I move on and talk about all the books I’ve been reading! After a couple of weird and frustrating visits with a new doctor I switched doctors again and hit the jackpot, with … Continue reading

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