March 18, 2008
In a few short weeks I will travel to Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Michigan for the Festival of Faith and Writing. It is a kind of ritual that my friend Karen and I relish. For me, the highlight is always getting to see up close one of my favorite living poets, Scott Cairns. It […]
March 14, 2008
Ok, just to tide you over while I travel this weekend you may indulge yourself with a little Rufus Wainwright. Smoke ‘em if you got ‘em.
March 7, 2008
It’s been a while since we had a “radical thought” so here is an assignment for you. When you are next paid a compliment no matter how big or how small I want you to do something extraordinary. I want you to say, “Thank you” and leave it at that. No, “thank you buts” or […]