On a recent expedition (with Paulette, taking our daughter Gray to summer music camp) I had a chance to spend a few quiet days in a cabin on the shore of Lake Winnipesauke, New Hampshire. It was a blissful escape from newspapers, television, radio, magazines, and the 'net. In my baggage was a copy of sports columnist Thomas Boswell's book How Life Imitates the World Series (1982) --- a collection of baseball essays written in delightful prose which at times arcs high out of the park. A few brief samples:

Lovely thoughts, relevant far beyond the ballfield. (see also AwesomelySimple (26 January 2001))

TopicPersonalHistory - TopicLiterature - 2002-06-22

(correlates: SparkyAndSandy, ComplexSimplicity2, InverseAphorisms, ...)