Chattering Mind
January 1, 1970 Archives

“The moment one gives close attention to anything, even a blade of grass, it becomes a mysterious, awesome, indescribably magnificent world in itself.” —Henry Miller

The editorial staff of is hard at work on a site redesign and expansion that will offer all kinds of fascinating new features throughout the next year. Because of the stress that they’re all under, my editor Valerie won’t […]

Yesterday in the car, 12-year-old Chattering Son One said, “I don’t like ________[a boy at school]. He’s mean and cynical.” At first, I beamed at the use of the word “cynical” since I’d never heard him use it before. Then, […]

I know some of you probably just read this blog and don’t ever write back or read posts. That’s totally cool (though I always love hearing from you). But if you have been reading reader posts, you may have noticed […]