Armitage Speaks

As much as I admire his acting, it is when Richard Armitage takes a stand on humanitarian issues that I admire him most as a human being. Today we get one of his very rare letters. Beyond the joy of reading more than a 140 character tweet promoting one of his projects, it is interesting because … More Armitage Speaks

Down Time

Christmas in the isolated desert doesn’t lend itself to doing random acts of kindness, unless you count things like unloading the dishwasher unasked. It does lend itself to hours of uninterrupted, delicious reading. I think I’ve read more in the last week than I have in the last six months: The Witches by Stacy Schiff, … More Down Time

Armitage Acts of Kindness: December 16 & 17

December 16th: Pies to the remaining three offices at school and one to the custodial staff. Tangerines for the students. December 17th: Twenty dollars to the homeless man who sits across from the Starbucks drive through with the sign that says “No food. No family. Nowhere to go.” He was genuinely surprised at the amount. … More Armitage Acts of Kindness: December 16 & 17

Of Extended Editions, Gerard Butler, and Pathetic Cider Purchases

I know I am in good company when I don’t have to explain to my readers why, after attending a mandatory health trust meeting on a weekend, I found myself wandering the aisles of Whole Paycheck Foods absently pondering the existence of pumpkin flavored beers and doing a double take when I spotted this alcoholic offering: … More Of Extended Editions, Gerard Butler, and Pathetic Cider Purchases