The most amazing book I think I may have ever read, I'm reading right now. It's a children's book - supposedly - but it is so completely and utterly important. If you have a chance to read Lois Lowry's The Giver, do so at your first opportunity. It's a fast read.
Erica: November 2005 Archives
State of Emergency Declared in France: Prime Minister Dominique de Villepin, tacitly acknowledging that France has failed to live up to its egalitarian ideals.
For those of you who read this and were unaware (in the fashion of living in a box), NaNoWriMo started today. The manic, panicked rush to 50,000 starts as of about nine hours ago. There's still time to have your life assimilated by the madness. Leave a comment if you're writing this year.