I am ashamed to admit that my work, by and large, is fun

I am like Sisyphus, endlessly pushing my rock up the hill

These children are, in my mind, refugees — not of war, per se, but of a world order that is wildly and wickedly out of balance

Leo the pig, whose pink skin and white bristles make it easy to spot ticks, seems to enjoy being examined each night

“I knew I was right, I knew I was right!”

We were standing on the royal axis, the line of monuments that are all oriented at 26 degrees, forming a straight line from the Louvre all the way to the Chateau de Versailles

Over the years, I’ve tended to lean on others to decipher even the most important fine print

There was no way it was ever going to remain 10 pounds as an adult, as the Texas trailer park breeder they had found on the Internet said it would

‘Paradise Lost’

By the time you are on your second house, you have learned enough from the first one to apply that knowledge to the next one