It's been raining.
On Observation and Imagination: Galway Kinnell's "The Gray Heron" - Nautilus
"Buying Local, Via Seattle": How Amazon Wove Itself into the Life of the American City - New York Times
Does Who You Are at 7 Determine Who You Are at 63? - New York Times
From What I'm Reading
Those kinds of memories--unpretentious, commonplace, but for me they are all meaningful and valuable. As each of these memories flit across my mind, I'm sure I unconsciously smile, or give a slight frown. Commonplace they might be, but the accumulation of these memories has led to one result: me. Me, here and now...
Haruki Murakami, What I Talk About When I Talk About Running
Calvin and Hobbes, Bill Watterson, 15 Feb 1986