Try Thirty New Things: Life in the time of pandemic

COVID-19 In 2012, David Quammen, a writer who currently lives in my old college town, wrote a book called Spillover. In Spillover, he predicts the current pandemic beginning with a human exposure […]

Try Thirty New Things: Flashback to a Movie Premiere

Since my Thirty New Things year runs from May 1 to April 30, I can count this event that happened in September of 2019 as current. My sister invited me to attend the premiere of a film made in Montana by an Australian director about a Scottish hero. The movie was the perfect choice for concluding the 2019 edition of the Montana International Film Festival.