Pap and Jayber Crow

I’ve been reading Wendell Berry’s novel Jayber Crow, something it took me a long time to work my way towards, despite my own geography and the urgings of people I know. Reading this book makes me a little homesick, despite the fact that I live only … [Read more...]

The non-attachment of cats

I've always been a cat person, though I've been around both of cats and dogs my whole life. To be completely fair, the dogs weren't allowed inside most of the time, but I thought there were perfectly acceptable reasons for that. But even if I had … [Read more...]

No one said it would be easy…

I’m developing a new appreciation for the love songs that are about the things no one tells you, the hard work that can be involved in being in a relationship. Or maybe it’s not hard for a lot of people, and maybe it’s just the freakish people like … [Read more...]

Writing a gender textbook

Writing a gender textbook can be a very depressing thing. It can be so depressing that you would rather spend your time writing a blog entry about how depressing writing a gender textbook is than you would actually writing the gender textbook. First, … [Read more...]