Monday, March 19, 2007

"From Mexico to Miramar or, Across the Lake of Oblivion"

My essay about a visit to Maximilian's castle in Trieste, recently published in the Massachusetts Review, has been named a finalist for the O. Henry Award for Best Work of Magazine Journalism, 2006 by the Texas Institute of Letters. Click on the Texas Institute of Letters--- see a very curious squirrel photo. And speaking of people who got completely wrapped around the axle with debt, seems we have more every day here in the USA. Last night I went to see James Scurlock's new documentary Maxed Out. It's jaw-dropping. More anon.