Monthly Archives: September 2007

28 09, 2007


By |2007-09-28T23:01:00+00:00September 28th, 2007|Inklings|3 Comments

alixwrites tagged me for this meme.  It was fun because it made me think. 1. Hardcover or paperback, and why? Paperback. Hardcovers are unwieldy to hold, and I like to read with one hand.  Hardcovers are for collections. 2. If I were to own a book shop I would call it… Barnes & Noble.  Just kidding. Cup & Chaucer. 3. My

24 09, 2007


By |2007-09-24T00:15:00+00:00September 24th, 2007|Inklings|2 Comments

Alice is a Seattle teenager who seeks advice from a poster. She has two tree-hugger parents, one good friend, and an endless thirst for vanilla lattes. What she'd really like, though, is a boyfriend, someone, anyone who will notice her, so she asks her poster-advisor, Dove Girl, to send one her way. The problem is, two boys answer the call.

21 09, 2007

Kid Logic

By |2007-09-21T10:33:00+00:00September 21st, 2007|Inklings|3 Comments

When our youngest had a cold last week, she sneezed uncovered.  I told her, always cover a sneeze so you wouldn't give another person your cold. Oddly, she continued to sneeze uncovered, and when I came down with the same awful cold this week, she was delighted.  Last night, as I sneezed (I cover, btw) and sniffled my way through

15 09, 2007


By |2007-09-15T20:46:00+00:00September 15th, 2007|Inklings|3 Comments

            The University of Tennessee is my double alma mater. I took my undergrad English and doctoral Education degrees from there.  Many of the landmark events of my life occurred on campus or were put into motion by campus events. I remember my university fondly (but not fondly enough to increase my annual gift, so hold off on that letter,

14 09, 2007

Blink, Blink

By |2007-09-14T16:21:00+00:00September 14th, 2007|Inklings|2 Comments

Rub, rub. Blink, blink.  Is that daylight I see?  Yes, it is!  It's time to come out of my cave. It's been a long month. I'm convinced that Punxsutawney Phil was a writer in a previous life.  Revisions are what finally did him in.