This year is moving incredibly fast. This is good, in a way, as there are many things this year I'm looking forward to (2 weddings, a trip to my favorite city, a birthday celebration surprise that I think will knock my dear friend's socks off). In another way, it's sad and scary: time moves so… Continue reading 5 month check up
Atlantic City is not a lovely place to be. However, Mexico on Ventnor Ave. makes the best damn margaritas I have ever tasted. And the enchiladas verdes are fantastico. I spent this weekend celebrating Ashley's birthday. We geocached, we ate Mexican, we danced at a casino. We shopped at an Indian supermarket, we played badminton,… Continue reading post-not-rapture
Not a typical one, but: some random things that Jacob said recently that made me happy: last night, completely unprompted: J: You know, you're the best mom ever. Me: (laughing) Why do you say that? J: I don't know. I just think you are. this morning, when I asked D how I looked before leaving… Continue reading friday goodness
Hi! I have new poems up in the Spring 2011 issue of Muzzle Magazine. You can read them here. You should do that, because one of them is about stormtroopers. Seriously. And while you're there, read Rachel Mckibbens' amazing pantoum "Poem for Three Dead Girls of Last Summer." Chilling and beautiful.
kindness: (n) the quality of being warmhearted and considerate and humane and sympathetic My acupuncturist (who is also a dear friend) is a good person. I mean that in the truest sense: she is good in all ways, always striving to be considerate of and generous toward other people. But too, she knows how to… Continue reading on kindness
Whoa. April is over. Jacob, Jacob, Jacob, Jacob. Yes! Time with Jacob has been so fun. He is now a high-purple belt in karate; he still misses the grackle that we saved last week. He is an awesome kid. Continue to write nearly every weekend. Yes. I have been doing this. I think I will… Continue reading 4 month check up