Monthly Archives: October 2012

Is that a Dr. Seuss chimney?

Nope.  Just ours, distorted in the reflection of our neighbor’s car window.  Totally Grinch-worthy, don’t you think? I love Dr. Seuss books for their art and wordplay.  Just looking at a list of Seuss titles brings back each book instantly, almost viscerally.  I … Continue reading

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“Imagine”: A reminder that the “big picture” requires “small details”

My friend Lisa recently loaned me a copy of Imagine, by Jonah Lehrer.  This was the book at the center of the maelstrom this summer about various ethics and quality issues with Lehrer’s work: his “self-plagiarism” (recycling previously published material), “sloppy” … Continue reading

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