Monthly Archives: March 2007

Howard Street Cemetery: Salem, Mass.

Salem is a city that values its history, if only as a salable commodity. But a visit to the Howard Street Cemetery doesn’t speak well for the community. This historic cemetery is right downtown, near the train station, near the … Continue reading

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Falling Off the Map

Lonely places, according to Pico Iyer, are the places that don’t fit in, “the places that have no seat at our international dinner tables.” Falling Off the Map : Some of the Lonely Places of the World is a collection … Continue reading

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Sticky Ideas

Made to Stick : Why Some Ideas Stick and Others Die, by Chip and Dan Heath This is a bright and readable book about how to express ideas in a way that sticks in the mind and spreads from one … Continue reading

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