Archive for February, 2007

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Buttoning across town

This is a picture from December. I now have about twice as more buttons pinned to my bag. Including one featuring an owl.

Love and other slush

Boston is slushy tonight. Snow, sleet and rain tore through the city earlier, turning it into the perfect humid wonderland for all couples graciously saving the economy tonight. But I’m not bitter—slush can be quite inspiring. As I trudged home through puddles up to my ankles, my mind was busy playing the chorus of Dear […]

Your band is big when…

You know your favorite ex-indie label band (yes, of course I’m talking about the Decemberists) has made it big when, within the span of a couple of days, you hear a hit from their major label debut played in a bookstore (Barnes & Noble) and then a national coffee shop chain (Au Bon Pain). The […]

The point of return

At number five in his Zurau aphorisms, Franz Kafka puts offers this though: From a certain point on, there is no more turning back. That is the point that must be reached. For all I know, Kafka could have been talking about one’s whole life and that melancholy moment when you realize that the path […]