15 July 2009 ~ 0 Comments

Pride & Prejudice & Zombies – a review

As far as gimmicks go, Pride & Prejudice & Zombies is pretty gimmicky. It’s like Snakes on a Plane — it’s the title! It’s the high concept! And yet, PPZ works — mostly. Interspersed with chunks of Jane Austen’s deathless prose (oh come on, you knew that was coming) are Seth Grahame-Smith’s additions. To his […]

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13 April 2009 ~ 0 Comments

The writing life

Words: 0 I was sidetracked by the American Experience documentary on the Native Americans, starting with the Pilgrims vs. the Wampoag. Then I got ready to write, but family intervened and I chatted with my dear sister-in-law for close to an hour. Great conversation, but there went that. Earlier I sat in on A’s cello […]

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16 March 2009 ~ 0 Comments

Yoga in the morning — zombie killing in the afternoon

Saturday was the kind of day that really makes Austin weird, as the bumper sticker says. Saturday morning I went to yoga at Lululemon on Sixth Street, near Waterloo Music. Paula from Kula Yoga taught a flow class and I had to bail a couple of times, once putting myself into child’s pose just to […]

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