Monthly Archives: July 2004

I’m happy that I’m not off camping this weekend — or have any plans, for that matter. This means I can hang out in my empty apartment in my pajamas all day and read to my heart’s content. Now there’s some plans I can handle. Granted, I may later sneak outta the house to catch […]

Anna read and understood, but it was unpleasant to read, that is to say, to follow the reflection of other people’s lives. She was too eager to live herself. When she read how the heroine of the novel nursed a sick man, she wanted to move about the sick-room with noiseless footsteps; when she read […]

Link round-up: Child Hunger and Education Program. “CHEP’s vision for the community is of a community where good nutritious food is always available for everyone no matter what their circumstances, where there is care for the environment, support for farmers, access to local food production, and knowledge about making healthy food choices.” I’m going to […]

Blue Moon at Chitek Lake I’m baaa-ack. What a great week. I had so much fun, playing princess among 3 of Saskatchewan’s finest (who also happen to be bloggers). Here’s a stream-of-consciousness list of some of the high-points of the last couple days: Cleveland versus Seattle/ introducing Southern cuisine (mmm, grits!)/”Just“/ in defense of Supertramp/ […]

I’m off camping again. This time, it’s off to Chitek Lake for some down-time away from the city. I’ve got a stack of books to peruse, plus a new “fun” book to read (I know, I shouldn’t, but this is technically summer (!), and reading theory isn’t any fun at the beach). I’m just looking […]

Now my belief is that this poet who never wrote a word and was buried at the crossroads still lives. She lives in you and in me, and in many other women who are not here tonight, for they are washing up the dishes and putting the children to bed. But she lives; for great […]

U.S. expatriates get out the vote: […] If passions over the U.S. presidential race are at boiling point back home, they may be even higher abroad, where many Americans say they experience firsthand the ramifications of President Bush’s foreign policies. Whether they approve of those policies or not, by all accounts, U.S. citizens overseas are […]