Wednesday, March 01, 2006

I got this fortune in my cookie at lunch today:

I found another great reason to move to Ohio: here.

My longtime friend T. (pictured here with his wife) wrote to say hello and to say that maybe come April they'll visit from Oklahoma.

In sad news, it’s been reported that the writer Octavia Butler died Saturday. She won the unbelievable half-million-dollar MacArthur “Genius” Award for her sci-fi books dealing heavily with politics, race, and gender. Her voice was amazing, deep and gruff. You can listen to her talk here.

C.S.P. sent me this funny bit of high-brow humor: