Tag Archives: Writers Almanac

Let It Come

Here’s to getting up, going out, and exploring the snowy paths of our lives … from The Writer’s Almanac this morning: SNOW: I by C.K. Williams All night, snow, then, near dawn, freezing rain, so that by morn- ing the … Continue reading

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WPS Draft Day

But first, a poem – because any collection of words that includes the phrase “the high arc of midsummer” deserves to be repeated today.  (As pretty much always, this is from The Writers Almanac): First Cutting by Susie Patlove (from … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Aging … on a January Morning …

Chilly doesn’t begin to describe the crystal sharp frigidity … the cold knife blade line of the eastern horizon this January morning. I think of walking to my car shortly, and the ice on our walkway.  The word treacherous comes … Continue reading

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Eagle-Soaring Sunday

Today’s the day that the Philadelphia Eagles take their next step toward their first Superbowl win! How’s them apples?  Cocky, eh?  Well, as I see it the Eagles are poised to join the Phillies with a championship … and Philly … Continue reading

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Poetry Sunday

Sometimes the morning’s fare from The Writer’s Almanac is too good to not share. How To Be a Poet by Wendell Berry (to remind myself) Make a place to sit down. Sit down. Be quiet. You must depend upon affection, … Continue reading

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In Memorium-Judy Popkin

  The poem below is from The Writer’s Almanac for today: 7/31/08. So apt … I post it in memory of Judy Popkin who was born 8/19/53 and died after a nine year battle with breast cancer on 7/31/99. We … Continue reading

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