On Alias Grace, on Netflix

“One must be wary of the pretty face telling stories…as they are easier to believe.” There is a danger in not knowing boundaries, of course. I thought about the preceding line while I was watching the Margaret Atwood on Netflix. Grace was an Irish girl, young and fetching, despite the fact that she was accused […]

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On taking time off, and the paradox of silence

 I feel most productive working in crowded areas lately. I find silence while working to be (paradoxically) deafening and thus I relish the hubbub of normal human activity to be quite conducive to focus. To be perfectly honest, I love the relative anonymity in my slightly darkened corner, relishing my savory basic food groups, as it […]

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