Poetry, poetry, poetry. Watch me!
I am pretty sure the mice in our apartment have started evolving. They have become too smart for the traps, and there is evidence they might be flying. The have become... A mutation of a cockroach and a mouse. Basically a flying mouse. Made famous by the sitcom How I Met Your Mother, you … Continue reading Evolution
I survived a weekend cabin trip in Upstate New York. There really weren't too many terrifying Oh-My-God-we-are-in- the-middle-of-nowhere-no-one can-hear-us-scream moments. It really felt good to "get away from it all" as cliche as that sounds. As I have been trying to settle down and create a life for myself, I had started to forget how … Continue reading Return from the Wild
New York Public Library, November 2008 Happy Friday! By now, I am on my way to a cabin upstate to enjoy a little rest and relaxation. So, I suggest for this weekend's writing prompt--GET OUTSIDE! Leave your house/apartment and get somewhere green. Find a nice bench and just sit. You can bring you notebook if … Continue reading Friday Writing Prompt
...when you are so engrossed in a new book that you hear the subway conductor announce "please stand clear of the closing doors" and you look up, realizing that the doors to your stop are about to shut. You run off just in time and don't even care that you have two more trains to … Continue reading One of the most beautiful feelings in the world…
This weeks topic was to take a poem (in this case William Carlos Williams' "A Love Song") and each Vlogger will give a critical reading and respond to the vloggers before them. Check out his poem here And the previous vloggers here "like" the videos, follow them on YouTube. You might just learn something interesting.
Ok, that title might be a bit of an exaggeration. But it seems everyone who moves to New York has that moment when they just want to throw in the towel and head back to their fly over state (although I really don't think Arkansas is a fly over state. I mean where would you … Continue reading The Day New York Almost Destroyed Me
Another Sunday, another Rachael Ray meal. Tonight I made one that I haven't made in about two years, vegetarian sloppy joes! The meat in the Joe is replaced with portabella mushrooms and red bell peppers. They make a great meat substitute. The mushrooms are hearty but not too heavy and greasy. As a recipe, this … Continue reading Adventures in Cooking: Vegetarian Sloppy Joes
Between my new job, the ease of making a sandwich, and my roommate not being home, I have not actually ventured into the kitchen in awhile. So I decided to make one of my favorite Ray-Ray meals, Cubano Mac and Chesse . As Rachael Ray would say, "YUM-O!" This is a great one, it is … Continue reading Back in the Kitchen
Not only to I blog, I VLOG! About poetry. So watch my video. This week's topic is poetry in the news. Which by "in the news" I took the topic to mean Valentines Day. I also read a poem by one of my favorite poets (watch to find out who). Also check out the … Continue reading Vlog! Vlog!