Monthly Archives: October 2013


Lately I’ve been taking a slightly longer route home from work to avoid some road construction. It is stunning in the fall – about fifteen minutes of winding, country roads through trees. The houses are unobtrusively set back. I took … Continue reading

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literary fiction is good for you

“…after reading literary fiction, as opposed to popular fiction or serious nonfiction, people performed better on tests measuring empathy, social perception and emotional intelligence — skills that come in especially handy when you are trying to read someone’s body language … Continue reading

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