One of my all-time favorite writers and human beings in general: Thomas Lynch - given the "Stray Questions" by Gregory Cowles on the NYT Paper Cuts blog.
How much time — if any — do you spend on the Web? Is it a distraction or a blessing?
"The Web is like having my favorite haunts — library and post office, theater and gallery, newsroom, museum and archives — all in the same stone’s throw. No less the mall, casino and bawdy house; but those are dissipations I’ve, for the most part, avoided. For pure pleasure, an hour’s mousing around dictionary.com is hard to better."
Read the rest here.