Monthly Archives: December 2010

2010 in Lists

According to a long standing tradition, my last post of the year is that year represented in a series of list. The List of Favorite New Albums of the Year mr. a balladeer — Sorry, Kid.(No contest. Absolutely gorgeous.) Arjen Anthony Lucassen’s Star One — Victims of the Modern Age(Although I’ve heard it all before,… Read more »

Checking the List

The last list in my annual last list of the year was the to-do list for 2010. Now that the year’s nearly over, it’s time to check the score. Find a new job. Stat. Check. On March 1st I started at, and I’m having lots of fun. Cross off at least 6 items of… Read more »

Against My Better Judgement

For a number of very compelling reasons—for me, at least—I wasn’t going to send out any of my usual one-size-fits-all-cards this year. And then one of my, well, let’s call it esteemed colleagues was being very helpful.

First Lines: Let it Snow

What can you say about a book called Let it Snow: Three Holiday Romances that you don’t already know by just reading the title? In this case, I should say that these tales by John Green, Maureen Johnson and Lauren Myracle are all nicely interconnected, key characters and plot-lines carry over from one story to… Read more »