tradeoffs, the bridge of little Jeremy, & a blogiversary

The nipping wind and my chilly toes every morning testify that November is almost here. It’s not a bad realization. We’re over half-way through the semester and each week that passes is one more that brings me closer to being home. There’s one thing about this fall, though, that keeps putting me off. There are no colorful leaves in SoCal. No maples bursting into flame, no vibrant trees along the lane. It’s like summer all over again, but draftier.

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best books of 2021 (and other highlights)

I really should have posted this at the end of December. Or at least planned it for the beginning of January. But life happened, as it always does. Things were rather hectic over the holidays. And maybe I was tad bit less than organized. Regardless, I’m doing this now because, well, better late than never (at least that’s what they say).

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