bettyann: Riqueza (Riches) by Gabriela Mistral via Moving Poems and Dave Bonta Gabriela Mistral is a Chilean poet, educator, diplomat, and feminist who was the first Latin American to win the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1945.
You can look back and see how sloppy your handwriting was in first grade. You...– 10 year old on cursive: NYTimes article Just talking about this yesterday with someone: There is a particular brand of learning that happens when a person writes down the data they are absorbing. Also, when you are writing original work, the slower speed of handwriting is actually useful in...
My friend Mike
My friend Mike died a few days ago. I think he tried to tell me that last time I saw him two weeks ago, but I did not get it. I met him in college and he was a shooting star then, fast and bright. I was lucky to know him. I just don’t feel like writing about it, I guess. I do not even have a good pic of him—back in the day, we relied on our memories instead of flickr. So, Mike, I...
You know it has been a long week when it looks as if I have not posted for 4 days because all my posts have to be private. heh heh Now a gratuitous photo to distract you…
Icelandic for knitted lace (not mine, I’m afraid)
I listen to Philip Glass to write, to study, to calm, and to wander in my daydreams. This is a great interview. Renfield (from Dracula Solo Piano) on @Spotify http://open.spotify.com/local/Philip+Glass/The+Orange+Mountain+Music+Philip+Glass+Sampler+Vol.I/Renfield+%28from+Dracula+Solo+Piano%29/195
If this does not make you feel a little queasy, then there is nothing I can do for your jaded soul. from Bram Stoker’s Dracula: His face was strong - very strong - aquiline, with high bridge of the thin nose and peculiarly arched nostrils; with lofty domed forehead, and hair growing scantily round the temples but profusely elsewhere. His eyebrows were very massive, almost meeting over...