Random Thoughts: The Gratitude Edition

Some random thoughts before people wake up in this house and the madness of Thanksgiving begins: First of all, I won't bore you with the usual thankfulness for family and friends and health and roofs over one's head. Whoops. Has anyone else noticed the rise in comfort food consumption (CFC) since the electoral college's election … Continue reading Random Thoughts: The Gratitude Edition


Cold Comfort: Poems That Make the Big-Time

Reading published poems--especially poems published in the heavyweight division, where you find periodicals like The New Yorker--can be both frustrating and edifying. Before I count the ways, let me share a poem published in the The New Yorker's Aug. 28th issue: SON by Craig Morgan Teicher I don't even know where my father lives. I … Continue reading Cold Comfort: Poems That Make the Big-Time