Friday, May 29, 2015

The wonders of wallpaper

If anyone is wondering what two layers of floral wallpaper and a layer of puke-free paint over horse hair plaster looks like you are welcome to come over my house and help scrape...

Thursday, May 14, 2015

the season of growth

With the unfurling of green leaves, sprouting of grass, and silent but frantic emergence of seedings also comes growth of another kind - graduations. To get you into the mindset of commencement time here is the 2008 Harvard address by my favorite author, J.K. Rowling: The Fringe Benefits of Failure, and the Importance of Imagination. Enjoy!

"It is impossible to live without failing at something, unless you live so cautiously that you might as well not have lived at all – in which case, you fail by default." -- J.K. Rowling