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
This weekend, Donna and I watched Sicko, the documentary from Michael Moore which examines the US healthcare system. Think what you will about Moore and his stunts and movies (I have heard them variously described as inane, extremist, leftist, terroristic, ridiculous and propagandist), but he makes people talk. I rather like him, and I think… Continue reading there’s somethin’ happenin’ here; what it is ain’t exactly clear
Just a few minutes ago, I walked away from my desk to drop a FedEx package at the front reception area for pickup. I left my desk in its usual state of disarray: personnel files, emails, payroll notices lying all over. I wasn't gone for more than a minute. When I came back, a new… Continue reading WTF?
Well, we haven't had one of these in a while! I do have some good poetry news, too.The postcards for my chapbook started arriving in mailboxes this past week - so far they've reached California and New Jersey for sure.(if you want to read more about the book, you can go here. If you just… Continue reading poetry update
A: Miss Piggy makes an appearance for Breakfast, and everyone has a hangover on Saturday.Ryan showed up on my doorstep at 7:30 on Friday night, after a 2-hour-and-then-some drive from Maryland. He looks pretty much exactly like any picture you may have ever seen of him:Putting pictures in person, though, is always a little disconcerting… Continue reading Q: What happens when you mix two poets and a prose writer with some beer and a few shots at a bar on South Street?