i forgot how much i love exploding dog.
Jacob successfully tested for his green belt today at karate. He was super excited because this is a pretty big milestone: he moved from the beginner class to the intermediate, which, aside from meaning he's no longer a "little kid" also means he now gets sparring gear and an awesome new blue uniform. He worked… Continue reading fast as lightning
I'm throwing in the towel. I feel kind of like a loser, really. But I'm exhausted. Work has overwhelmed me (two days out of the office and I'm ready to cry; imagine what will happen when I take a week in June and again in July). I have papers to finish by Saturday for school,… Continue reading NaPoMo 2010 Update: Day 21
Headed to the city for a few days to hang out with Kim. Posts will likely be few and far between - maybe nothing till Tuesday night or Wednesday. Enjoy!
(someone else's) Amazing Poem of the Day: Ai's "Conversation." This poem is like a fist in the gut. Day 16 Poem: Voodoo Day 17 Poem: At the Local Borders, All the Baristas Are Men
Still haven't managed to catch up, quite. But I'm getting there. Ish. (someone else's) Amazing Poem of the Day: Li-Young Lee, "Eating Together." I am often struck by his simple and profound turns inside poems, turns that happen so organically that I never suspect they might be approaching. Day 15 Poem: for Jacob, at Seven
(someone else's) Amazing Poem of the Day: Edna St. Vincent Millay, "Thou art not lovelier than lilacs" - Millay is, like, the master of the backhanded compliment. Day 14 Poem: Carousel