Monthly Archives: April 2011

the partly cloudy blogger 1

One could easily describe Sarah Vowell as short, but she isn’t so below one’s gaze that her stature calls attention to itself.  Despite her height, the author of The Partly Cloudy Patriot and The Wordy Shipmates stared straight over the heads of her audience, even when she addressed an individual directly.  After reading from her […]

the party 7

The thin air burned the inside of my nose with each breath.  There was a line of cars running down the street that stopped in front of the house in front of which I stood slowly pacing.  As I listened to my sister’s voice over the phone, I looked out at the Wasatch Mountains, which […]