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Thoughts on Poetry, Books, and Life

Poetry Friday & Back to School

Mary Lee Hahn is rounding up this week’s posts over at A Year of Reading. Though the heat index was 100 degrees today, it’s back-to-school time for Mississippi kids. Summer is over, but the weather hasn’t gotten the message! (Does anyone else remember dressing up in “fall” clothes or the first day back to school, […]

Poetry Friday & The Ballad of Odyssey

Margaret has this week’s round-up at Reflections on the Teche. I have a wonderful and talented friend named Jana who lives in California.  She is a sculptor and fiber artist, as well as an author. She specializes in quirky creatures created in felted wool. You can see a tiny portion of her collection here. We […]

Powell’s City of Books

On June 24, 2014 I fulfilled a longtime wish: I went to Powell’s City of Books in Portland.   I’d planned to stay a couple of hours. I filled my arms so quickly I didn’t stay that long. But I plan to return . . . The journal wall, prominently featured near the entrance currently […]