grrrl meets world

living the liminal


November 2008

What she said:

DedicationsAdrienne Rich I know you are reading this poemlate, before leaving your officeof the one intense yellow lamp-spot and the darkening windowin the lassitude of a building faded to quietlong after rush-hour. I know you are reading this poemstanding up… Continue Reading →


Thanksgiving must be a terrible time for atheists. They have no God to thank. They do not have the privilege of gathering with family and friends to express gratitude by saying: “Praise God from whom all blessings flow.” An atheist… Continue Reading →

"I’m not going to pay a lot for that rape kit!"

Oh, Palin, how mocking you (and what you represent) never gets boring — here’s a video hangover from the election: p.s. Keith’s back from his holidays, and reacts (hilariously!) to the Palin/turkey carnage here. Check it out.

I should run for office

US officials flunk test of test of American history, economics and civics WASHINGTON (AFP) – US elected officials scored abysmally on a test measuring their civic knowledge, with an average grade of just 44 percent, the group that organized the… Continue Reading →

What she said:

Everywhere I go I’m asked if I think the university stifles writers. My opinion is that they don’t stifle enough of them. There’s many a best-seller that could have been prevented by a good teacher. — Flannery O’Connor

It’s the most wonderful time of the year….

It’s egg nog in the coffee season! Woohoo. It almost makes up for the obscene amount of work ahead of me in the next 3 weeks. And while I broke down and bought the ‘nog, I haven’t succumbed to Christmas… Continue Reading →

Political carnage

Another Palin-esque political saavy moment — giving a press conference with the backdrop of Thanksgiving turkeys being slaughtered: Tina Fey, I believe you have your next skit.

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