Day: April 15, 2005

Q&A

Melanie from Just a Bump on the Beltway offered an interview to her readers. I bit. 1. Someone new is coming for dinner at your invitation. What will you cook and why? I always grill out, vegetables mainly but sometimes…

Because Friday is Frivolous

via Rana Your Linguistic Profile: 75% General American English 25% Dixie 0% Midwestern 0% Upper Midwestern 0% Yankee What Kind of American English Do You Speak? I have no idea how this happened. I must talk too proper. And this…

Fighting On Ground Of Our Choosing

Sometimes, our enemies are stupid enough to pick a fight where almost everyone is for us and against them. As the far right overreaches, this becomes increasingly common. From the great Alas, A Blog, I picked this up. There is…

NPM: Lucille Clifton

It’s a late night here working on the final touches of my you-will-love-poetry-dammit unit designed for tenth graders. The oolong tea isn’t holding me up any longer. And my back hurts. Ms. Clifton, however, may be my saving grace. wishes…

Cat At Work

Pablo got a few novel trips outdoors this week to sniff every square inch of the backyard. At times this also meant pruning dead branches off the pink-blooming bush at the corner of the house. Methodically. Obsessively. Now all Pablo…