Monthly Archives: January 2012

Guitar Gifts

I’m plugging away on the guitar. I wish I knew how to play it instantly. I wish I could pick up the instrument and automatically know how to hit what where. That’d be remarkable. But I don’t. I have to … Continue reading

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There’s one word that just flattens me right now. I mean, really, for the first time truly and ever I hear this word and I just feel completely outnumbered and overwhelmed . It’s a word with so many meanings. This … Continue reading

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On Women

I finished reading Jane Eyre last week. I followed it with The Awakening. It turned out to be an interesting choice. If I were a literature professor I’d want to teach a class on proto feminist literature and I’d use … Continue reading

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Rats in the Attic

There are rats in the attic and they make me sick. There are so many of them and we don’t know how to keep them from coming in. They just keep coming. At night they make so much noise they … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life

The winter break is coming to an end. The temperature feels near 90 everyday so it’s hard to imagine there even was a winter break but there was, and it’s in its final weekend. Monday all the children will return … Continue reading

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Lately I’ve been practicing guitar for hours. Why? I wonder, why am I doing this? Why do I need to memorize Blackbird? I can listen to a recording, for goodness sake. I don’t know why. I just need to learn … Continue reading

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My Favorite Things: 2011

In no particular order: Uruguayan wool. This wool comes from South Wool Company. This isn’t the first year I discovered them but this is the first year I truly learned to appreciate these gorgeous hand dyed, hand spun fibers. I … Continue reading

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