Trigger Warning, a Book Review of Sorts, with References to Other Collections

Neil Gaiman’s collection “Trigger Warning” came out on February 3, 2015.  Like “Fragile Things” 5 years prior, “Trigger Warning” is a medley of short pieces.  Some of them are just a few pages long, others are longer.  Some are poems.  Some are fairy tales.  One is a witness’ testimony during a police interview. Continue reading “Trigger Warning, a Book Review of Sorts, with References to Other Collections”

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Lumosity

In December, a couple of weeks before a long solo drive from the Bay Area to San Diego, I drove straight into a pole at my then apartment parking lot.  Sober (of course) and relatively undistracted (take my word for it).  Apart from the minor annoyance of having to get the car fixed, that was also a minor experience of “I can’t live like this any more” (love those!).  So, I started playing brain training games on lumosity.com, the website I’ve heard about on the Stuff You Missed in History Class podcast.  Incidentally, I signed a lease for an apartment in San Francisco about a week after driving into the pole, but that topic deserves its own development, so back to Lumosity. Continue reading “Lumosity”