Our friend James Conrad, not to be confused with the author of Lord Jim and Heart of Darkness, is staying with us for a few days. [Update: It’s been brought to my attention that Joseph Conrad wrote those books. I knew that. Really, I did. I think I was confused because James and I discussed […]

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I got a job! John Byers hired me to help with a renovation he’s doing. I spent about four hours this morning pulling nails out of dismantled cabinetry and pulling floorboards up in an attic. It was sweaty and dirty work but not particularly difficult. I suppose I’m doing it more for the sake of […]

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It was the silverware that really got to me. A couple days ago we moved into a house on the east side of IU’s campus. The housing was graciously donated to us, rent free for at least a month, by Timothy and Susan Mayer. They are parents of Andrew Mayer, a friend and video collaborator […]

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This story about us appeared in the local Bloomington paper yesterday. Thanks, Mike. NOLA evacuees just glad to be back in Bloomington by Mike Leonard H-T columnist September 1, 2005 Bart Everson and Christy Paxson hadn’t evacuated New Orleans in the six years they’d lived there and didn’t pay much heed to Hurricane Katrina, either, […]

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