LIVING IN THE LIGHT Last night we had dinner with some friends. Although we would like to see them more often, the opportunity is rare, so the four of us usually wind up talking for several hours while our wait-person twiddles her thumbs and wonders whatever we could be talking about. Oh – Not much.


    VAMPIRES Well, yesterday was Halloween and tomorrow is Election Day, and I don’t know which is scarier. Anyway, Halloween put me to mind of vampires. No, not the kind that they show in the movies, but the kind that you run into day after day, probably without knowing it, most of the time. I used