Saturday, August 28, 2010

I'm far too excited about this.

But here's my room, almost finished except that I haven't hung the curtains yet.

And, of course, the most important thing:

Thursday, August 19, 2010

An Interlude, with Pictures

Because I feel as if I've gotten mad too much over the last few weeks, here's some happiness in the form of pictures and things.

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

and there ain't no place in this world for our children to go

Camden's libraries are closing. This may seem like just a drop in the bucket, just another indignity in an ongoing list. After all, when you're the poorest, most dangerous city in the country, why should the libraries closing matter? I think they do. You see, when you're a kid, and you're a kid who likes to read but can't afford books, where are you going to go? The library, of course. And where do you go when your city decides that literacy isn't important, where do you go? The bookstore? Got none of those in Camden, at least as far as I know.