I Missed My Birthday!

Oh no!  I can’t believe it.  My blog’s first birthday was not sometime during the first week of February as I had thought.  It was this past week, specifically 26 January.  How awful am I? Well, looking back at that first posting I saw that I wrote about...

The Things We Do For Love

Ahh, motherhood.  Full of trials.  Full of tribulations. You know the rest.  But the good news for all you parents of young children out there is…the little buggers grow up.  And when they do you get to do lots of weird and wonderful things that you probably...

A Bifurcated Post

Bifurcated: now that’s a word I haven’t used recently :-0So today I have two things I want to discuss:I. New Year’s Goal Number 3In one of my New Year blogs I said I wanted to strive to have faith. What I mean is that I want to be able to believe,...

Is it a Block or What?

Maybe it’s the end of the long holiday season.  Maybe it’s the general air of doom and gloom (President Obama’s inauguration notwithstanding).  But there’s been a lot of talk lately, both virtual and non, about the problem of...

Poetry and the Presidency

Inauguration Day is the day in the United States when poetry and politics combine.  The tradition of poets speaking their words at Inaugurations is long and telling. The choice of poet tells us a bit about the new President’s outlook, heart and sensibilities....