Today was kind of a weird day, and I was in a bit of a funk. So but then I came home and found these things in my mailbox: 1. A check from the mortgage company for escrow overpayment 2. A new dress that is beautiful and fits well 3. A polaroid of a mailbox… Continue reading 4 awesome things
It's been a long time since I've done a Friday Goodness, but I do have some things I'm pretty stoked about today. Here we go! Tomorrow I am reading with dear friend and kick-ass poet Anna Evans at the Collingswood Book Festival. We go on at 2:30 p.m. in the poetry tent (if it rains,… Continue reading Friday Goodness!
Last night I hung out with a friend who basically has zero personally-controlled presence on the internet. No Facebook, no Google +, no Tumblr or Flickr or Twitter or anything. During a conversation about Peggy Lee's version of "Big Spender," he remarked that he didn't know anything about Peggy and that he wanted to find… Continue reading off the grid
I'll be reading again this Saturday, October 1 - this time I'll be at the Collingswood Book Festival, reading with Anna Evans as part of the Duo-ling Poets event (pairs of poets reading together). Definitely excited for this one, as Anna and I are going to do the alternating reading again. Our reading starts at… Continue reading another reading!
Tomorrow night I'll be in Philadelphia at the Big Blue Marble bookstore, as featured reader for the Poetry Aloud and Alive series. Reading starts at 7:15 p.m.; you should be there! It'll be awesome!
This morning, upon checking in to Twitter, I saw this link, retweeted by the very cool January Gill ONeil: Deadliest Write #3: Catfight Edition This series, which appears to pit the awesomeness of poets against the awesomeness of other poets, is exactly the kind of nerdiness I am looking for at 9:28 on a Thursday… Continue reading i am watercolor
I am starting a science exam (for which I am not really prepared) in exactly 17 minutes. I am writing this blog to distract myself from the fact that I am not prepared. Today, in emailing with the host of a Philly-based reading series, I realized that I have zero poems about Tak-a-boost, a drink… Continue reading drink-a-toast!
Oh hi there everyone. Guess who has new poems out? Me! Check out the new issue of Toad (The Journal) to check out four (yes, FOUR) of my poems! Woo! Go there! Read it! Rejoice!
Awhile ago, Jacob looked like this: Now he looks like this: Every year around Jake's birthday, I get a little freaked out by how much time has passed. I also sometimes can't believe I have managed to get him to this point with no major terrifying incidents. (There's still time, I know.) Tomorrow Jake starts… Continue reading how fast can you count