I might be in the minority when it comes to sparrows. I feel sorry for them. Growing up surrounded by bird lovers, I heard many a lament about the number of sparrows dining on suet and birdseed that was intended for the chickadees, cardinals and finches. Only the squirrels were hated more for this infraction. […]
Every December 31st and January 1st I find myself floating on a sort of New Year’s euphoria. Suddenly, time becomes a clean, white, empty slate upon which we can write, a blanket of newly-fallen snow. The possibilities are endless, and the first footsteps to mark that landscape are special. I’m always in a hurry to begin.
Star Wars has returned full-Force. Even if you’re not a fan of the saga, you’d be hard-pressed to miss the hubbub: swag and toys, posters, t-shirts, action figures, and just about anything you can think of just in time for Christmas… which says more about the evil genius of Disney marketing than it does about the season […]