I commend this book to your attention for many reasons, but the librarians among you will I think especially like her description of research (in comments) Eula Biss | Author Website - http://www.eulabiss.net/books...
Mr. 3 wanted to watch David Byrne, but we returned Stop Making Sense to his dad's awhile back... so I just spent $10 and bought it on Amazon instant video. I have never made such an impulsive purchase (though I'm sure we'll get our money's worth from it).
Sunday I told a boy I liked him and he said he wasn't interested in me. Monday FriendFeed announced it was shutting down. Yesterday my ex-best friend's mother died at age 60. Today I have a runny nose and a sore throat and feel like I'm getting a fever. Any bets on what tomorrow will bring?
I have loved Paul Simon's album Graceland since I first heard it when I was eleven or so, but it did not strike me until just last night how much it is an album about the problems of middle age. Divorce, child custody, mental breakdowns, midlife crises, work, dating as an adult--still brilliant after all these years.