Texas spiders, September 22-23, 2015

Yesterday morning a Green Lynx spider attacked the last of the three Zipper spiders who had webs on the kitchen side of the cabin. I saw a commotion out of the corner of my eye but it was still dark and I didn’t quite catch on to what was happening, and by the time I...

Marco Polo en Français

I have taken to heart a friend’s reminder that watching films or television in a foreign language is a great way to learn that language. I devoured Netflix’s Marco Polo. Stunning visuals: Night sky Burning sparrows returning home as a strategy of war Lone...

Paris prep

Pondering all that was and was not in Texas, and the effect of my leaving. I miss the moon, but I am glad to be on my way. First thing in the suitcase is always the indispensable Michelin Plan de Paris, bestowing upon its user superpowers of...