On Writing in Dismal Weather

On Saturday it threatened rain. On Sunday the rains came. Today, the rain continues. I look outside the sixth floor window, and rivulets of water run down the blue glass. York Road looks distant in the gloom. A subway train broke down this morning in the tunnel. My train sat at West Cold Spring, theContinue reading “On Writing in Dismal Weather”

On Things I Did On Friday

I was in a Scottish mood yesterday. My RSS feed reader told me that the latest episode of Scotland Introducing, a podcast devoted to unsigned Scottish indie bands, was available. I followed that, throughout the day, by listening to Idlewild, Camera Obscura, Y’All Is Fantasy Island, and I’m probably forgetting one or two other ScottishContinue reading “On Things I Did On Friday”