The Spurs (Tottenham Hotspur, not the San Antonio Spurs) won today against Fulham in a 6:45 AM game, a good start for Caturday.
This is what work looks like on sabbatical in my home office/guest room. Note the strange faces that I fear we all make when we are concentrating. Unfortunately, unless the day is very sunny, this photo shows what the lighting is like too. Outside, The azalea is even closer to blooming and the trees show that … Continue reading At work, the outside world moves on
Myself, Jane Hoogestraat, and Karen Craigo comparing poems and giving good advice in preparation for a Poets of Faith special issue for Rattle. I show this, not because I love having my photograph taken (most definitely not!), but to show the scut work of poetry and how even poets with many, many published poems like … Continue reading Poets at Work
The azalea is getting closer.
I have been getting enough spam comments to be troublesome, a few hundred a day with no not-spam comments. Oddly, I do get real comments for posts and photos on Facebook, so I am going to rely on those for a while and the people with odd retail names who express their rapture with this … Continue reading No more comments for a while
For once, insomnia failed me and I did not stay up or wake up for the lunar eclipse at 2:45 AM or so Central Time. I did take photos anyway with the Sony Cybershot and caught night clouds on the move instead. The first shot shows a cloud reflection rather than the moon. the last … Continue reading Late for the eclipse
I have enough of a poem backlog now that I really have to send out poetry packets again. My plan was to wait until POETRY Magazine answered back on the group of poems I sent them and then use each of those poems to seed a new packet, but they haven't responded yet, and it's … Continue reading Feeling lucky