Clean sweep (almost):
The street sweepers were out this morning and get a B+ for the first spring swipe on my Beacon Hill block (nine of 12 car spaces were vacant -- not good enough but acceptable). But the next block down: F. Not one car moved or towed. Whatever happened to the vaunted street-sweeping towing campaign? Oh forgot. The vow was made during an election year. ...Rehearing a book:
No, I'm not on Penguin's payroll, constantly praising Nathaniel Philbrick's soon-to-be released 'Mayflower'
(I read an advance copy). But I do want to add that yesterday I listened, with my mother, to the first disc of the unabridged audio book
of 'Mayflower.' Fantastic. I'm not a big fan of audio books. But this one is changing my mind. ...