Today is January 22, 2008. Today is the 35th anniversary of Roe v. Wade. Today's Blog for Choice topic: why I vote pro-choice.The biggest reason, really, is that I want to maintain the ability to make my own choices. In this country, so many choices have already been taken away from me: I can't legally… Continue reading Blog for Choice 2008
So the January issue of Boxcar Poetry Review is up - and guess who's in it? Donna also has a poem in the same issue, which is a nice thing for us.Just a reminder that my chapbook, Ripe Again, is still available for pre-order over at Finishing Line Press - I still need to sell… Continue reading poetry news again!
Tuesday, January 22, is Blog for Choice Day.Don't forget.
I'm utterly exhausted lately. There's a lot of stress building up, and I'm coping as best I can. So I'm short on blogable topics. Boo.But in the meantime, here's a picture of Jacob:This kid is so cute it kills me.
This weekend, Donna and I undertook a quick trek to Bennington, VT, to see my dear friend A graduate her Masters program. Bennington is a little, bitty town just over the border in southwestern Vermont - it's a rural mountain town, the kind of place where you can buy tree-trunks carved out to look like… Continue reading over the river and through the woods
So, today is a sort of Choose Your Own Adventure blog entry.Do you want to read an incredibly infuriating story about a woman who was forced to perform oral sex in a college dorm room, after which her rapist had the gall to join a Facebook group created in organization against sexual violence on campus?… Continue reading standing at an intersection of silence.
This morning, I read a sincerely disturbing entry over at The Curvature about sexual harassment at the Summernats. It reminded me of my own experience at Woodstock in 1999:I made the rash, dangerous decision to go to Woodstock '99 with a single female friend after the male friends we had planned on attending with (including… Continue reading woodstock, 1999