Monday, August 18, 2008

Birth of the Blog

Welcome to my world: piles & stacks & shelves of books in every room (except the bathroom) on four stories of a narrow Tokyo house.  We worry that the attic may start to sag with the weight of books or that the basement may flood and ruin the books, but we know one thing for certain--a big earthquake will cause our own private "Book Tsunami." 
.........The city is overdue for a Big One, so I'm reading fast.