Every day holds the possibility of a miracle.
-Elizabeth David

Embracing the joys of laziness

by lesliedinaberg on November 17, 2006

Preparing to embark on a week of holiday leisure, I inventoried my reading material and came across the book I’ve been waiting for my whole life. It’s called The Joy of Laziness. The early bird may get the worm, but late sleepers live longer, according to this wonderful book by German Scientists Peter Axt and […]

Oops She’s Single Again

by lesliedinaberg on November 10, 2006

Britney Spears and the people of Connecticut both voted Independent this week. But Britney captured my interest in a way that Senator Joe Lieberman never could, even if he is a nice Jewish boy. Sure they’ll both have plenty of party invitations, but I’m more concerned for her. A recent study found that if you’re […]

SB People: Randall J. VanderMey

by lesliedinaberg on November 1, 2006

Westmont College‘s popular English professor is more of a modern Renaissance man than a typical academic. With a blue-eyed twinkle and a sparkling turn of phrase, this Grand Rapids, Michigan, native who’s been at Westmont since 1990 can engage you in intellectual conversations about art, poetry and religion as fluidly and captivatingly as he can […]