Audiobooks

Now that I’ve gotten reasonably comfortable with my Kindle, I’ve branched out into a different, and I suppose much older, way of reading: audiobooks. I got the idea this summer while stuck in traffic en route to a weekend hike. One iPod and an Audible account later, I was ready to get going in earnest. […]

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Happy Labor Day

For the past few years, we’ve been in Massachusetts on Labor Day, enjoying the local tradition of getting together with other families for some group-made fish chowder. This year, we’re in Brooklyn, continuing to deal with the damage that Irene did to our basement. I can’t say it’s my favorite way to spend a holiday, […]

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On vacation

Summer is prime vacation time, and though I was in Norway not too long ago, I’m already looking forward to our upcoming trip to Westport this August. Growing up, my family rarely took vacations. We’d take trips to see my mom’s relatives in Wisconsin and my dad’s relatives in Germany, but while we often squeezed […]

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