Thursday, April 24, 2003

Earl Grey
Steam rising in bergamot-scented swirls into the cold room. Chopin, playing just for me, in the background. The wind knocks bits of earth against the window, and howls protests down the chimney. It is cold, inside and out. Beware of atmospheric kinds of days...anything can happen.

Monday, April 21, 2003

The Deck Stops Here
The faces of those within the Iraqi circle of power who are currently being sought by the allies should not be used as playing cards. Doing so trivializes the war. This is a bad idea -- much in keeping with the way most of the US feels about all of this. It's not a joke, people. End of rant.