What would Tolkien say about Twitter?

You can learn a lot about a person based on their letters. We don't write many these days -- preferring to post rather than use the post office -- but in earlier days, letter-writing was the only way to stay in touch. And thank goodness for that -- for letters give us thoughts, insights, and…

Take it Easy?

I've been thinking lately about the word easy. I like things to be easy. How about you? I want traffic to flow smoothly, always. (Why does the guy in front of my keeping hitting his brakes?) I want technology to work the way it's supposed to, every time. (Argghh, why isn't the internet working?) I want…