Monthly Archives: June 2011

By the rivers of Babylon

“I wish I knew when I was going to die,” ninety-six-year-old Dame Frances Anne often said.  “I wish I knew.” “Why, Dame?” “Then I should know what to read next.” — Rumer Godden, In This House of Brede I was on … Continue reading

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Summer was here.

This morning I woke up at 5:40 because the sun was pouring onto my face and my all-seasons down comforter was downright unseasonable.  I left the house not wearing tights for the second day in a row (hallelujah!) to the … Continue reading

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