Yearly Archive
for: ‘2011’

Snapshots of a Chicago Weekend

Friday night: WhiskyFest Chicago.  Pictures?  What pictures?  Puh-leese, dahling.  Here’s me.  Taste?…or take pictures?  Hmmm.  Easy decision. Saturday night: The Girl and the Goat with our friends, Pernille and Jay.  You want pictures again?  Alas, you will find no pictures of exotically arranged food or sparkling tumblers of drink.  Too busy imbibing. I will say this: extraordinary […]

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Shade of Your Own Heart

I loved this story, and I thought I’d share it with you.  It’s from Mark Nepo’s The Book of Awakening. While you’re mulling that over, as I’ve done for several days now, I offer up another small gift—a joyous sort of anthem.  Seryn’s “We Will All Be Changed.” [Post image: Oak Tree by 4score on […]

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Throw Yourself Like Seed

And although the poem doesn’t need extra commentary, I liked a quote Roger Housden used in reference to this poem, in his book Ten Poems To Set You Free. [Post image: Crop in Field by hotblack at stock.xchng]

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An Odd and Unnerving Personality Test

Kind of an eerie and accurate personality test.  This is from Very Short List. Take it here.  Don’t think too much.  It’ll Freak.  You.  Out. [Post image: Spots by modish on stock.xchng]

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One-of-a-Kind Soul

April is Poetry Month.  You can receive a poem-a-day from Knopf if you’d like.  It’s well worth it.  Such a wide selection of beautiful words, phrases, and thoughts.  Or you could put a FSG Poetry Ringtone on your phone—a couplet by Susan Wheeler.  [Thanks, Becky, for that!] Several years ago, I was a guest author […]

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