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Review: H Is for Hawk
I wanted to do a belated review of a memoir I bought last summer and finished late last year, Helen Macdonald’s H Is for Hawk (Grove, currently $4.96 on Kindle). Hard to write a short review of this gorgeous book. … Continue reading
Posted in Reviews Tagged England, grief, hawks, healing, Helen Macdonald, memoir, naturalist, nature, outsiders, power, T.H. White, wildness Leave a comment
Coronavirus Dispatch #1
Here’s how it started, at least the official story, from a site called CIDRAP (Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy) that I just happened upon today on the web: “As suspected, a novel coronavirus has been identified in some … Continue reading
Posted in Health, News, Personal, San Francisco Tagged alienation, Bay Area, California, capitalism, coronavirus, COVID-19, crisis, death, empathy, fear, friendship, global pandemic, loss, nature, shelter in place, shortage, society, surreal, tests, Trump Administration, uncertainty 1 Comment
The Abstract-Impressionism of Berthe Morisot and Joan Mitchell
Guest blogger Paula Butterfield’s novel about the life and work of impressionist artist Berthe Morisot, “La Luministe,” will be published by Regal House on March 15, 2019. She stops by to discuss the surprising similarities between Morisot and … Continue reading
Some Thoughts on Charlottesville as the Eclipse Approaches
I don’t have anything particularly profound to say about the tragic events in Charlottesville this weekend except to say that my greatest fear after Trump was elected was that there would be blood in the streets. And so it has … Continue reading
Posted in News, Personal Tagged Austin Kleon, Biden, chaos, Charlottesvile, Game of Thrones, havoc, Heather Heyer, nature, neo-Nazi, solar eclipse, Terry McAuliffe, Trump Leave a comment