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NYC, New York – Mali police arrested three suspected terrorists this week accused of kidnapping five Westerners and killing one other near Timbuktu in late November… Continue reading here.
“I wrote in bed in hotels in the desert,” said the author Paul Bowles of how and where he crafted his most famous book, THE SHELTERING SKY. How romantic is that? It makes me want to chuck my laptop, trade it for a typewriter and head off to the Sahara to rent a simple room with billowing curtains and a quiet, whirring fan… Continue reading here.
Not too long ago I was discussing THE HUNGER GAMES over a bottle of wine with one of my best friends. (Yes, we are old enough to drink wine and yet not too old to be reading Young Adult books.) Since we’re both avid fans of the trilogy, we can’t wait for the movie, but somewhere in the middle of that bottle we realized that the film is going to face a really big challenge: how is it not going to make the violence titillating?… Continue reading here.
Nashville is probably best known for its boot-stompin’ country music scene, where everyone from Hank Williams III to Johnny Cash to Taylor Swift made a name for themselves… Continue reading here.
In our travels everywhere from Beijing to Timbuktu, my boyfriend/collaborator Steven Weinberg and I have found that knowing even just a little bit of the local language goes a LONG way. We’ve got a real hodgepodge of language skills between us, from being near fluent in French to knowing just a few curse words in Norwegian… Continue reading here.
As the winter months roll in, what’s better than cozying up with a great book? Cozying up with a great book AND a drink to match. So crack open a book, crack open a bottle and enjoy these book and booze pairings… Continue reading here.
The first word I learned in the Malian language Bambara was toubab. I must have heard it a hundred times a day, called out to me by children playing with sticks in the street, store-owners having tea on the corner, women pounding millet with babies tied to their backs. Roughly, it means “whitey.”… Continue reading here.
NO MORE OF THIS: ”I would bike to work/the party, but then I’d have to sacrifice my slammin’ style and trade it for some more cycle-friendly get-ups.” LOTS MORE OF THIS:
“Have you seen me on my bike recently? I only ask because I look GOOD when I’m helping the environment and enjoying my mobility… Continue reading here.
See all of Casey’s photo-crazed Instructables on being a good San Franciscan neighbor here.