May 5, 2012

Unbound: Speculations on the Future of the Book

My friend Tara O’Brien recently convinced me to drive across the state and meet her in Boston at MIT for the symposium Unbound: Speculations on the […]
April 27, 2012


Patterns stop me, interrupt trains of thought, perfectly good runs, conversations and sometimes even presentations. Beautiful, graphic, repetition. Bold shapes repeated over and over and over […]
April 22, 2012

Happy Earth Day!

This cold rainy day, seasonable again after a stretch of warmth, fast-forwarding the spring season to fill my garden with gorgeous yellows and pinks and greens. […]
April 20, 2012

Be the change that you wish to see in the world

Mahatma Gandhi said, “Be the change that you wish to see in the world.” This website uses that quote as its motto. I came across this […]
April 5, 2012


I love postcards. I’ve kept nearly every single card I’ve received. I keep them together in a couple of different spots. Years and locations mingle in […]
March 29, 2012

The Mountains

  I should be content to look at a mountain for what it is and not as a comment on my life.         […]