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Too many books!

Thomas Frank’s latest screed, a book I had reserved months ago from the library in the well-to-do Anglo canton of Westmount, became available this week. I’m...

Wedding plans (not mine)

My friend & co-worker Eric has just invited me to his wedding, to be held at an as yet to be determined date in Lower East Side Manhattan. All I know so...

La fête national du déménagement

This is one crazy city I live in — the streets are full of moving vans and people carrying chesterfields, because most renters here sign leases that expire o...

Damn.

I could have been doing laundry. I could have been studying French verbs. I could have been packing for the three day camping trip I’m starting tomorrow, o...