The Forum

European Holiday, Part 2: Rome

Rome. The Eternal City. Eternal? No kidding. Rome is unlike any place I have ever been before.  Within its borders lies the proof of string theory, that all time exists at once, and you can visit any part of that time by simply stepping into that moment along the string.  750 BC (founding by Romulus and Remus),…

summer

Summer break, Day 2

Eight weeks.  Eight weeks I have to cram in all the things that have been backing up while I worked.  So far I have met my writing goals–2500 words–and my blogging goals–every day so far (all two of them!). Another poem to celebrate the season. Emily Dickinson A something in a summer’s Day As slow…

sumer_is_icumen_in

Sumer is Icumen In

Yes, I am an English Lit nerd.  There is no other way to celebrate my first day of Summer Break than by quoting medieval English poetry. Sumer is icumen in, Loude sing cuckou! Groweth seed and bloweth meed, And springth the wode now. Sing cuckou! Ewe bleteth after lamb, Loweth after calve cow, Bulloc sterteth,…

Love the future

There IS hope for the future

Couldn’t go to bed tonight without making note of a special experience I had today.  A teacher friend sent me a story written by one of her students and said this aspiring writer wanted to meet a real author.  Imagine that–me, a real author!  I love this! Anyway, teacher and student came by today, and…