On books and travel co-incidents

I so appreciate when the timing of the reading of a particular book seems to tie in most serendipitously with goings-on in my life and the world around me, especially when it happens to be a book not recently published, … Continue reading

Can’t sleep, too haunted: Night 3 of 3

My final night at the Marqueen Hotel. My coworkers are telling me the internet reviews say it’s haunted, but after indulging in morbid curiosity on my lunch break (“Why would you DO that??” one of my coworkers wants to know), … Continue reading

Welcome to the realities of awkward fandom, or OMG he signed my Kindle!

So Day 2 Black Hat Keynote Interview with Neal Stephenson was one of the main reasons I wanted to go this year (besides being there with T to see more of his crazy world!) I’ve been trying to fly through … Continue reading

There’s a flieg on my chocolade

Let me preface this by saying I’m not a foodie, and I am frightfully inept when it comes to wine knowledge, but two Tuesday nights ago I had the good fortune to be invited to tag along with T for … Continue reading