No, not about Cindy-Ella's dog in my book The Godmother (shameless plug). This post is about the kind of buttons that fasten up through buttonholes (or not). ### Why do duvet covers have to have all those buttons that take forever to do up (when you're already shattered from stuffing the duvet into the thing)? … Continue reading Buttons

The Hum

### When I’m lying in bed at night I hear a background hum, or maybe it’s a vibration. It runs for a short while and then stops and quickly starts up again for another short burst, and then it continues for a longer period before starting the sequence again. It sounds like a motor starting … Continue reading The Hum