Monthly Archives: December 2002

since feeling is first… e.e. cummings since feeling is first who pays any attention to the syntax of things will never wholly kiss you; wholly to be a fool while Spring is in the world my blood approves, and kisses are a better fate than wisdom lady i swear by all flowers. Don’t cry – […]

‘Nother shocker: New Tolkien Book Discovered A YELLOWING manuscript by J.R.R.Tolkien discovered in an Oxford library could become one of the publishing sensations of 2003. The 2000 handwritten pages include Tolkien’s translation and appraisal of Beowulf, the epic 8th century Anglo-Saxon poem of bravery, friendship and monster-slaying that is thought to have inspired The Lord […]

No WAY. Sir Ian to be Dumbledore

Melancholy Saturday I’ve finally finished my second re-read of Ondaatje’s The English Patient. This reading took so much longer than usual, due to my keeping track of events on my trusty yellow legal pad. Half a pad later, I can honestly say that I have some direction to my paper (finally). This is a good […]

Links, links, everywhere links. Eyes sore…too….much….surfing. The harvest of my web scouring tonight: If you’re happy and you know it, bomb Iraq The Chunky Soup curse The Beast: 50 Most Loathsome People in America (via Idle Type) America’s 2002 Top 10 Best/Worst of Pop Culture Make your own Fireworks show! (More fun than the […]

My name is Becky, and yes — I am a picture-holic. Oh, the fun I’ve had! I took my camera to the ice skating rink last night to take pictures. Silly me had it set on the wrong setting though, so all the action shots are quite blurry. We all had fun though. I haven’t […]