Commonplace Excerpts

I was sitting in my local bookstore cafe this weekend and took a few minutes to browse my digital commonplace … More

Natural Causes

This started out great, blowing my mind with contrarian thoughts on health care — but it devolved into a bit … More

Golden State

Fascinating idea — a world where lying is the ultimate crime and reality exists only when caught on camera. Slow … More

HP1

Harry Potter is amazing and Stephen Frey reading the audio is spectacular. But sadly JK Rowling really seems to hate … More

Circe

Everyone loves this book but me. I feel left out! Circe is a fascinating character to be sure but the … More

Snow day

  It’s Day 2 of a city-wide shutdown due to a measly 4 inches of snow. (I know this sounds … More