In bed with books

How is it that January 1 so often finds me with a cold these past few years? Oh, well, at least I’m in good company. Happy New Year! Pictured, some comforting sick-day reads, clockwise from top left: Relish: My Life in the Kitchen by Lucy Knisley French Milk by Lucy Knisley The Most of Nora […]

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“My Hero” by Billy Collins

It’s startling how Billy Collins pierces through the verbosity of prose to the core of an emotion. Since I discovered “The Lanyard,” poems like “Old Man Eating Alone in a Chinese Restaurant” and his new work “Cheerios” and “To My Favorite 17-Year-Old High School Girl” from Aimless Love have found their way into my scrapbook. “My Hero,” […]

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