I ran the lower Barr Trail this morning to just above the top of the W's. The sun was rising to the east as I returned.
Büchner lives on: The inestimable Times Literary Supplement reviews the inimitable playwright who died at age 23 but left a legacy for the ages:
DICHTUNGEN, SCHRIFTEN, BRIEFE UND DOKUMENTE
Edited by Rosemarie and Henri Poschmann
Slate: Barackwater: For now, Obama's scandal is too small to hurt.
Steven Berlin Johnson concludes a series on cities in the NY Times. He blogs here.