Monthly Archives: July 2007

Random Diary Tuesday

One of my favorite bloggers (aw, you’re all my favorite bloggers, but you know what I mean), Sheila of The Sheila Variations occasionally posts writings from her old diaries.  These entries are super fun, not only because her writing was … Continue reading

Posted in Dear Diary | 9 Comments

Meth is good for writer’s block (Bad Prose Poetry!)

Meth is good for writer’s block, or so claims whoever Terry Gross is interviewing, with that annoying voice she has, always – always inflecting. I would be a mess – if I tried meth – leaping immediately to conclude I … Continue reading

Posted in Your Love Is Like Bad Poetry | 7 Comments

10 compliments I’ve received

 Emily of the brilliant Telecommuter Talk has tagged me for two different memes in the last few weeks.  I am, though, a meme hoarder…I like to hang on to my memes for days like today, when I couldn’t form a coherent … Continue reading

Posted in Meme madness | 8 Comments

Attention, Blog Writers!

Ahem.  Announcement. A friend I graduated from the University of Pittsburgh MFA creative nonfiction program with a coordinating editor for The Best of Creative Nonfiction Volume II.  The below announcement essentially speaks for itself, but I encourage all of you to submit … Continue reading

Posted in Time for a Hundred Visions and Revisions | 1 Comment

Baby Duck is getting married

My brother and I had the following conversation this morning, me while sitting in my office, dressed in my gray suit that I think makes me look like a nun, while drinking coffee – he while walking down Liberty Avenue … Continue reading

Posted in Everything In Between, Hopelessly Indulgent Reflection, The Private | 10 Comments

Reasons you may not give, if you don’t want Hilary for President

Let me make it clear from the outset, I have not yet decided which presidential candidate I will vote for in the primaries, let alone come November 2008, or, as I like to call it, please-dear-God-let’s-not-fuck-up-so-heinously-again-day. I am, like so … Continue reading

Posted in Hillary Watch | 20 Comments

Mad mad cherry love

S. and I had several incredible days up north, with wonderful meals, sun-drenched days, cool evenings, nightly bonfires, cocktails on the dock staring out at the lake – a perfect mini-vacation, and I only had 183 emails waiting for me … Continue reading

Posted in Courtney cooks | 4 Comments