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Monthly Archives: August 2010

high concepts

Me: So, did you think Jaws was a good movie? (Yes, we showed the girls Jaws last night. No, Bassie did not have a nightmare about man-eating sharks like she claimed she would. Phew!) Bassie: Yes. Me: As good as Star Wars? Bassie: Yes. Me: As good as 2001: A Space Odyssey? Bassie: Yes. Me: [...]

Inquiring Minds

Well, we’re back from Chicago and getting ready for a new school year. Dina’s been quite the inquisitive young lady lately, about some pretty big-ticket items, as evidenced by the following encounters: 1. Yosefblog has been reading David Foster Wallace’s Everything and More: A Compact History of Infinity. Dina saw it on his bedside table [...]