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- Mother's Day, and An Evening with the Coop
- Seven Years of the Big Noise
- "Generations have trod, have trod, have trod..."
- "Why brought he us from bondage,/ Our loved Egyptian night?"
- Saturday Potpourri: Getting Cooped Up
- Who is this guy, anyway?
- "Here Is God's Plenty"
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Category Archives: Why I Do What I Do
Madeleine L’Engle once commented that while gray and grey are the same word (with the former being the U.S. spelling and the latter being British), they evoked very different colors (colours?) for her. They do for me as well, which is probably … Continue reading
(Title source here.) So I seem to have embarked on another bunch of walking after a layoff that lasted most of the school year. Because of the slack period, I’m not quite at square one, but I’m barely onto square … Continue reading
It’s the morning after Commencement here in Mondoville, and I enter a break for the rest of the month, before I teach my traditional two courses in June. With luck, I’ll get a little writing done, but in the meantime, … Continue reading
I left Mondoville yesterday afternoon, bound for Greenville and the monthly meeting of the Upstate chapter of Sisters in Crime. In a remarkable lapse of taste, they had invited me up to speak at the meeting, and who am I … Continue reading
On this date 38 years ago, the first of a series of explosions in my life took place, and sometimes I wonder if some of the others can be traced to that one, echoes and aftershocks of that Big Noise. … Continue reading
Trung Duong is a student of mine, a double major in English and graphic design. He’s also an All-American wrestler and a terrific kid, and he’s in my poetry workshop this term. In any case, Trung stopped by my office … Continue reading
Today marks the twentieth anniversary of the Spawn’s visible (and audible) entry into the life of Clan Mondo. Through a fortunate confluence of events, her class for today was cancelled, and she put in her regular Friday work hours yesterday, … Continue reading