and other signs spring is nigh in CNY: the back yard is a swamp of melted snow (and drizzle from this afternoon) juicy bugs splatter on the windshield the hyacinths, tulips, and daffodils are peeking up I had to take my long-sleeved shirt OFF while running this morning because I was HOT and SWEATY!! the… Continue reading the wooly worms are out
I’ve got pretty much everything on hold right now as I attempt to draft out my exam proposal. I thought I was getting some generative writing done, and then a friend sent me *his* proposal draft, and now I find that what I’ve been hacking at has been crap all along. Crap, I tell you.… Continue reading holding pattern
Are here! I might have to buy one. I’m taking votes.
Went out for a four miler this morning, and at two my left knee gave. Strangely, it was my right leg (hip and knee) that were most sore after last weekend. Now I’m gimping on the other side. 😦 Gr. I’m a walking Ben-Gay stick.
Just for fun, as I put off *real* work.
Those of you who know me well, know that I am a recovering poetry MFA (I quit, but must struggle daily). I spend precious time I should be reading and writing school stuff stealing away in small corners consuming and producing poetry, and then denying it. In the spirit of madame zenobia, who has recently… Continue reading Upon My Offering Her an Easter Chocolate
I’d like to comment on the Churchill thing. Like to discuss the politics of Easter, and how the small town school my kids go to made them make EASTER CARDS (I feel the same way when they make Christmas cards, too: it’s not CHURCH, right?). Should talk about how my dumbass left the charger for… Continue reading blogspent