Daily Archives: 2/24/2005

A bit of library humor 12

I was talking with my friend Marie-Claude shortly after finishing the first draft of this book. She said, “Speaking of encyclopedias, I have to tell you this unreal but true story. You know my friend ——, right? Well, she used to work at Encyclopedia Britannica. She was working on a new edition. And I’ve actually […]

And watching you come into this world, baby, you’ve made me believe 3

When she told me she was pregnant, I promptly burst into tears. These weren’t tears of joy or excitement. No, these tears were borne out of loneliness (I was feeling pretty sad about how the relationship with my best friend had deteriorated, so changes in any relationships were hard) and insecurity (all my friends are […]