Nonfiction Notes

I don’t read a lot of nonfiction. Actually, that’s not true. I read a good deal of nonfiction in the form of science journals for my day job, so when I read for pleasure I prefer fiction because I’m usually looking for a bit of escapism. However, a couple of months ago, I read two…

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Bent Into Shape

I was born and raised in New Jersey.  Now, I am a Californian.  If I look back over the last decade I can observe some changes in behavior that might be difficult to reconcile with my younger Garden State-self.  Things like drinking wine over beer and being able to toss around adjectives like oaky, earthy…

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Everybody in the Pool!

I would be a terrible tri-athlete.  I can run – and with proper training (which I have decidedly NOT been doing this summer) am not that bad at it.  Not so bad so far, right? Then there’s the bike.  You see, I haven’t had a bike since I was 10 (they kept getting stolen in…

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Forget Me Not

So, one of the new TV series we’ve been starting to watch is Joss Whedon’s Dollhouse.  We haven’t watched that many eps yet, but overall we’ve enjoyed it.  Eliza Dushku plays an operative for a private agency who’s agents are programmed (imprinted) to assume any identity and skillset needed.  When finished, their minds are made…

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