After Dark * Haruki Murakami

A short, sleek novel of encounters set in Tokyo during the witching hours between midnight and dawn, and every bit as gripping as Haruki Murakami’s masterworks The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle and Kafka on the Shore. It is a very, very short book and I think I forced myself to read it slow, otherwise it wouldContinue reading “After Dark * Haruki Murakami”

The Penelopiad by Margaret Atwood Book Review

Do you remember the Illiad? Homer’s Oddyssey? Do you remember Odysseus who sailed the seas and fought monsters and escaped mermaids to return to his faithful wife who waited for him for more than 20 years? Well, this is not his story, it’s hers. It’s the story of Penelope—wife of Odysseus and cousin of the beautifulContinue reading “The Penelopiad by Margaret Atwood Book Review”

Of Mice and Men Encore * Theatre

I have been most blessed to see an outstanding performance from James Franco and Chris O’Dowd acting in the stage production of Steinbeck’s “Of Mice and Men”. An american classic, Of Mice and Men is one of the most read books in schools across the country despite appearing on the American Library Association’s list of MostContinue reading “Of Mice and Men Encore * Theatre”


During infancy For three or four weeks after birth the infant sleeps more or less, day and night, only waking to satisfy the demands of hunger; at the expiration of this time, however, each interval of wakefulness grows longer, so that it sleeps less frequently, but for longer periods at a time. This disposition toContinue reading “SLEEP DURING INFANCY AND CHILDHOOD.”