We are more than halfway through September now. Yesterday, Jake turned 10. Recently, I had occasion to go through the stacks of photographs I've accumulated through the past two decades. It was a difficult time of reflection; Jake is at once very different and very familiar. He is handsome and thoughtful and smart and mouthy… Continue reading time goes quicker between the two of us
There is an animal living in the ceiling/wall of my house. It has been incredibly difficult to get a wildlife control service to come address this issue. Maybe today. Heard from a friend yesterday that he finally finished a divorce settlement (after about a year); another friend is beginning the process this week. I forgot… Continue reading shenanigans
I feel like we haven't talked in awhile. Here is what my life has been for the past few weeks: A beautiful car at the local pub, a strange sign on the elevator at work, democracy + beer, a beautiful cake, flying kites, relaxing at home. Not a bad life. This, though, is the picture… Continue reading delight in astonishing being
Midway between Christmas and New Year's, I find myself taking a look around and feeling incredibly blessed. 2011 has been a good year for me; I learned a lot about myself and the people in my life. I had to make some tough decisions this year, impacting relationships, work life, and home life, and I'm… Continue reading midway
Hello blog, I haven't seen you in so long. I should be doing a resolutions update, but I don't feel like it. So instead, here's a sort of other kind of update: Poetry News I have two new poems in the latest issue of Blood Lotus Journal, out now! It's a beautiful journal, using the… Continue reading that’s me in the spotlight.
These are some things that have happened lately:
from this week: Jacob had a good time at summer camp, and made it home safely, despite a huge splinter in his foot. I sliced my index finger open while attempting to open a bag of salad with a large, serrated knife. Tomorrow morning, I head for the most beautiful city in the country. All… Continue reading highlights