May 24, 2011

Purple

You are My Favorite Animals is a collection of poems I hope to write about (and for) Eva and David. This is the first, so far. It still needs editing. It is spring, and my eyes seek purple among the (…)

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May 23, 2011

Books I Left Behind

I know I said I wasn’t going to mourn them, but I feel it only fair to share the books I left behind when I entered this Year of Reading at Your Mercy so that they and their authors might (…)

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May 17, 2011

Read #1, David’s Pick

What Do You Care What Other People Think? Further Adventures of a Curious Character (as told to Ralph Leighton) by Richard P. Feynman Richard Feynman’s stories have inspired David for years–perhaps since the year 2002, which is when we went (…)

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May 15, 2011

First Up-Year of Reading at Your Mercy

Caterpillar’s First Pick David, who has kindly agreed to pull slips of paper from my Caterpillar so the whole process of my Year of Reading at Your Mercy can be sufficiently silly, just pulled his own name to be the (…)

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May 15, 2011

Caterpillar

Turns out I’m using Caterpillar to hold all my groups, not a hat or a bag or a magic shoebox. I hope he does a good job.

May 15, 2011

Launch-Year of Reading at Your Mercy

Today, I am thirty-five, and I am going to make this year a big one for reading in my life. OK. I’ve been a big reader for most of my life in at least two senses. Since my early twenties, (…)

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May 14, 2011

Work Done

Thursday, I addressed a letter to Steve Jobs for Our Mister at the library. (I anticipate referring to Our Mister again in this blog, so I feel I should go ahead and establish that I’ll never share his real name (…)

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May 13, 2011

Throat Clearing

I’m blogging again. Few people know that I blogged before, but I know. So I feel it’s important to welcome myself back. A lot has happened since 2005, when I hung up my other blog and devoted my attention to (…)

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