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Empty Seats at London 2012

London 2012(Important! If the bottom of this post is cut off, reload the page. This usually solves the problem.) I had big plans. I really did. For the Olympics. No, no. I wasn’t participating in a sport (although I might have made a big splash in diving or been hilarious on the pommel horse, or […]

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Wild Scotland — an Interview with Author Gill Hoffs

Gill Hoffs, author of Wild: a collectionGill Hoffs (pronounced with a soft G), a writer from Scotland, grew up on the Scottish coast, studied psychology, biology and English literature at the University of Glasgow, then worked with children with a variety of needs (ASD and/or EBD, mainly) throughout the UK. She married her best friend […]

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Worst Air Passengers of 2012

(Important! If the bottom of this post is cut off by the homepage pictures, try reloading the page. This usually helps.) Another installment of Lessons from a Wise Sky. Yes, I know we’re only done with half of 2012, but I’m feeling particularly surly after my trip to the US–surly in an adorable way of […]

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Home for the Drought

My US trip is coming to a close. It’s been hot. No, I mean really hot. This year it was so hot and dry on July 4th that the counties surrounding Nashville banned the private use of fireworks. The result of this intense heat is that my body–in effect me–has had to yo-yo between baking […]

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Fond Memories of the KGB

I’ve been silent for the last couple weeks because I’ve been on the road (and then in bed with a cold). Or I think I might just be allergic to the US. The condition which I have chosen to call “The Amazing and Prolific Sinus Production of 2012” (or ASPSP12) began in NYC the day […]

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