What price would you pay to be able to read more?

Time for a silly thought experiment, friends! My husband and I recently had a highly theoretical–but no less intense and emotional because of it–discussion of what we would be willing to give up to be able to read more. He was willing, fully willing, to give up certain non-essential body parts such as a finger…

Brain/Food: I really ought to be reading Jonas Jonasson right now

Fred Sweet is both unfairly photogenic and unnaturally smart. He is also very patient; I’ve been sitting on this interview for at least a month and not finding the time to post it. Mea culpa, mea culpa! Dr. Sweet, who teaches Classics, will confirm that this is Latin for “I suck.” We’re having a snow…

*Shakes fist at sky*

It is a truth universally acknowledged (in my life), that when something good, great, definitive, and/or epochal is about to happen, or is in the process of happening (in my life), I will throw off all my many layers of robust good health and become desperately ill. On Monday, I am meant to begin a…