Title: Why [Bracket]?

IMing with Sheila Brennan, who also has a rocking blog, it became apparent that [Bracket] might not mean a blessed thing to anyone. So, why [Bracket]? There are a couple of reasons. First, I really wanted this space to be a place for the random stuff that wanders around my brain — a little place …

beginnings and endings

If you’re looking for something to read, you might want to consider Marilynne Robinson’s novel, Gilead. It’s a wonderful little book about an Iowa minister who, since he is close to the end of his life, is writing a letter to his young son. In the course of the letter, John Ames wanders off on …

Shiny and new….

In the category of things that I sometimes want, but really can’t afford, here is the new Pentax *ist DL, a digital SLR. All of the reviews I’ve read of this new gadget suggest that it’s a really good combination of features for not a lot of money. Just what I’m looking for…. I’ve been …