Monthly Archives: January 2009


feeding the goddess

I’ve known Christine for nearly a quarter century, and she’s always been extraordinary. You could tell by looking at her that she didn’t merely walk on the wild side; she practically invented it. People say […]

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lunatic fringe

This old poem about knitting and unknitting, pulling together and coming undone, seems to suit me right now. I’m whipping yarns into a frenzy while I’m stuck in a chair and using the knitting to […]

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scar tissue

The other morning, I called my mother to tell her something. Her voice sounded shaky, like she was about to cry. “What’s the matter?” “I’m having a meltdown today,” she said, quivering. “I have all […]

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happy new year!

Thank you all for a year filled with support, encouragement, and friendship. May we all have a happy, peaceful, and healthy 2009.

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