Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Friday, January 21, 2011

The First Book I Ever Read


Most books come and go.  You look on your shelf for a novel, only to remember that, whoops, it's gone, you gave it away back in 2004.  There are some books, though, that you will always keep.  Here are a few of mine.

Sunday, January 16, 2011

Here Come the Transcendentalists!

Henry David Thoreau

The transcendentalists--American geniuses or just stuffy dead white guys?  You decide!

Saturday, January 15, 2011

Steelers Defeat the Ravens!


It's time to take a break from all this literature talk to focus on what is truly important--the Pittsburgh Steelers.  

Friday, January 7, 2011

Adventures in North Mississippi

Let me tell you about some fun things to do in north Mississippi, and some places that would be fun to visit if they were ever freaking open.

Jason and Julie in a cotton field.


Monday, January 3, 2011

D.H. Lawrence versus Keith Richards


I was about a third of the way through Lady Chatterly's Lover when I got a copy of Keith Richards's new biography, Life.  Which controversial Englishman was going to win my attention?