A few weeks ago I noticed on Queerty that California schools are going to include GLBT-themed books in their curriculum.
The news bit included the cover of two of the books on the list, Totally Joe and I am J. I own Totally Joe – and while it’s been awhile since I’ve actually read it, [...]
Lance Armstrong’s bicycle.
Today, while doing cardio at the gym, I noticed CNN announcing that Lance Armstrong has apparently told Oprah that he did use drugs.
It would be poetic if I could say that I watched this while spinning, but I was actually on the elliptical machine; spinning was accomplished Sunday and I [...]
After spending the Tag der Deutschen Einheit, a day off, getting stuff done—I’m happy to report that I’ve also spent my Saturday getting stuff done.
In addition to a bit of freelancing, Wednesday included mundane chores like changing the filter on my bathroom fan. Honestly, this is not a complicated chore, but it does require [...]
This past week one of my favorite authors, David Levithan, had his newest book published, Every Day, over in the United States.
Historically speaking, I would now be excited, in the abstract, order the book, then have to wait for me and the book to unite, whether via a visiting friend’s suitcase or me making [...]
For several years, every time I’ve returned from the States, I’ve carried a lot of books – and then spent a month or two reading them (or longer). I buy books in the US and not Germany because there’s a wider selection and better pricing when it comes to English language books.
That’s not to [...]
This morning my Sagittarius Amigo and I met for breakfast at 7. He’s suffering from jetlag and, having had woken up at 03:30, informed me that USA Today was a terrible newspaper.
After breakfast we left the hotel and over the next several hours we first took the Staten Island Ferry to and from Staten [...]
Sorry about my silence, but I’ve been without Internet access since leaving Laramie, and, as such, have a pile of email to look through.
As such, this will be just a quick run-down of what I’ve been up to at 18:00 CET/ 10:00 MST for three days straight.
The Saturday photo would be here, but [...]
My excitement for the evening is to shift books around my bookcases because… I have books that do not fit where they are supposed to go.
It’s the sad consequence of liking and buying books that books must be shifted if they are to be shelved in a logical manner. I’m fortunate [...]
Yesterday, while killing some time, I picked up and started to read Mikey Walsh’s Gypsy Boy, an autobiographical tale of his upbringing as a Romany Gypsy in the United Kingdom.
He reflects back upon one of his Christmas presents – the ones when he received, as a four year old, a battery operated quad bike [...]
My calendar this week:
Monday: I went to the movies with a colleague. This was planned about a month and a half ago – we went to see The Help.
Tuesday: Christmas party for my department.
Wednesday: Book club meeting (discussing The Help).
Thursday: Christmas party for the group where I am physically located, but [...]