February 2008: Book Reviews

#8: Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close: A Novel, by Jonathan Safran Foer I read Foer’s Everything’s Illuminated last year and wasn’t a big fan. Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close was a much better listen. I know this is a post-modernist book in its presentation, but since I listened to it as an audiobook, the story […]

Up and Down

It’s been an up-and-down week here at rolling casa de Bryant. We’ve been brushing up on our español. We leave Thursday for a week of sun, sand, sea, and Spanish lessons on the beach. I got a job! Almost out of the blue, a company contacted me via LinkedIn to talk about a remote-work job […]

Mac: iTunes can’t copy photos from iPhoto

As long-time readers of this blog know, I have a troubled relationship with my Mac, the way some people have a troubled teenager. I love it deeply and tenderly, but sometimes it misbehaves and I just don’t know what to do with it. The most recent frustration had to do with my iPod. You see, […]

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You’re invited!

One of the things John and I miss the most about being on the road is our friends. Actually, that’s not true. THE thing we miss the most is our friends. We’ve seen our family more in the last six months than we had in the previous six years, but we find ourselves feeling disconnected […]

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