Archive for April, 2010


Tuesday, April 27th, 2010

Waiting. Job interviews, notes from people reading the novel, subtle shifts, new worlds approaching, as yet to be discovered. When in limbo, make asparagus-walnut pesto, chipotle-cilantro black bean soup, sautéed mushroom and grilled polenta, digest three seasons of Mad Men and photograph dead tulips.

~green (& badminton)~

Sunday, April 18th, 2010


Friday, April 16th, 2010

A fun night visiting friends who are fellows at Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin this year (library below). Alfonso kickcd a** at ping pong, I admired the spring blossoms. Finally!

~NPR début~

Thursday, April 15th, 2010

There are a handful of jokes in this lil’ essay, but don’t sneeze, or you’ll miss ’em. Text version here.

~thinking of jim~

Monday, April 12th, 2010

~bestiarum vocabulum~

Saturday, April 10th, 2010

“(Swinburne is) a braggart in matters of vice, who has done everything he could to convince his fellow citizens of his homosexuality and bestiality without being in the slightest degree a homosexual or a bestializer.” Damn, Oscar Wilde, throw down the decadent gauntlet! Nevermind Wilde himself was derided by Edmond de Goncourt as lifting his […]

~signs of spring~

Tuesday, April 6th, 2010

At the end of another dense editing day, we walked ourselves like a couple of pups through the twilight. Buds! Clouds! Vintage lingerie! It will be so good, as Whitman says, to finally “loafe and invite my soul.”

~paperback writer~

Thursday, April 1st, 2010

75,000 words, 350 pages. That, ladies and gents, is a novel! We will walk into the sun now, I will buy it a coffee, and begin our new conversation: is that really what I mean? is that all I have to say on the subject? is there a more lovely way to say it? It […]

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