There is much to be said for exotic marriages. If your husband is a bore, it takes years longer to discover it, in French.Saul Bellow, Mr. Sammler's Planet, 218.
For the two people who follow classical music blogs but somehow haven't got around to Soho the Dog: a fascinating post on the reception history of modernist music, aesthetics, and Marshall McLuhan. I'm pretty sure he didn't write the post solely for my personal interest, but it certainly seems awfully suspicious.
And, to make the post look longer on the page, disguising my obvious lack of enthusiasm for blogging at the moment: a picture of an iguana.