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August 12, 2014

Episode 38: In Which Eli And Christina Discuss Music, Life And Stinky Vans; We Repeatedly Hear Christina Explain That She Doesn’t Know What She Is Doing Most Of The Time; And We Learn What Song Was Once Stuck In Christina’s Head For Ten Years.

May 13, 2011

I thought I had a knowledge of cancer before this book, but now I understand it more, in all of its feverish complexity and horrifying beauty. This book is elegant, extraordinarily insightful, and important.

November 29, 2010

“Chet brightened up and hastened back inside the shop. There he purchased, progressively, a handful of chocolate bars, a bottle of lemon soda, half a pound of fig crackers, three oranges, two ice cream cones and a small bottle of pickles. He ate all of these in the course of an hour.”

October 5, 2009

When my Grandma turned 80, we made an all-of-the-cousins DVD extravaganza. I was assigned 1950. This song, an Eileen Barton hit from that year, seemed appropriate.

January 31, 2009

I have a picture in a book. It’s for the Learning to Love You More project, an experiment of Harrell Fletcher and Miranda July.

October 24, 2007

What is it that makes people want to voluntarily share bits of their privacy with the world? What is that impels someone to toss into a swirl of bits and bytes all of the pain they hold, the random musings, the very love they make?