vocabulary lessons: “something”

The vocabulary used to describe/define relationships, or non-relationships, is very interesting. “I thought we had something.” “She has a thing for him.” That’s very vague, isn’t it? I suppose the point is that the vagueness of the word is such that it comes to mean something after a while, even if not explicitly spelled out. Something … Continue reading

did you leave because of my attic wife

I reread Jane Eyre some time last week, as it used to be one of my favorite books when I was in high school. I hadn’t reread it in a while, and I’m really looking forward to seeing the movie (starring Mia Wasikowska as Jane), which I somehow have not seen yet even though it’s … Continue reading