Book Review: “Rats” by Robert Sullivan

Rats: Observations on the History and Habitat of the City's Most Unwanted Inhabitants by Robert Sullivan My rating: 4 of 5 stars Mr. Sullivan's book is a delightful mix of facts and anecdotes from his year-long rat adventure, interviews with experts (like exterminators) and forgotten chronicles of history. Walden-esque in nature (!), it is well-written … Continue reading Book Review: “Rats” by Robert Sullivan

Skyscrapers (Part 1 of 2)

I was getting ready to go to my morning ethics class. 9/11/2001 evokes the same question for our generation that the shooting of JFK did for the previous one: where were you? We remember how the Twin Towers went down. I never had the privilege of knowing them intimately when they stood, but as I did … Continue reading Skyscrapers (Part 1 of 2)