On a recent series of flights, between getting work done and staving off perhaps the most magnificent migraine I’ve had in years (sinus and altitude induced, who can say, but fitting for an Ash Wednesday), I dipped again into Nicholson Baker’s clever comic novel about poetry, The Anthologist, and read about the Victorian poet, inventor […]
The scene along the road early this morning during a long run hrough the sweeping hills of Sterling, Mass. And surrounding towns. Beautiful, and it looks like the sap is already running. Though this morning with temps at 14F, I think the only sap running was me.
There’s a snake wrapped around a newspaper in my mother-in-law’s fridge: adventures in language learning
There’s a snake wrapped around a newspaper in my mother-in-law’s fridge. There’s also a cow with a plastic shark’s fin strapped to its head sitting at the dining room table stuffing money into a cash register. There’s a vise attached to the kitchen table. In the vise there’s a brain. And that’s how I’m learning […]