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Misadventures

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While I wish I were sitting down for a long overdue date night with my neglected little blog, I am only here briefly, albeit for an exciting reason:  I was featured today in an interview at Misadventures Magazine.  Jane Smith, freelance writer and blogger (and, lucky for me, my cousin!), asked me a few questions about motherhood, why and how I've ended up on the unexpected path I've taken, and what I plan to do now that grad school is wrapping up for me.  You can find the interview here.  Jane was full of challenging and thought-provoking questions, and it...

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Is This Thing On?

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Well hello again!   It has been quite a stretch of silence over here, but a few big things have happened since I last wrote: I graduated. I had a thesis exhibit. I sent out the December installment of Poetry by Post. What felt monumental in the doing feels disappointingly short in the writing (though no doubt I have plenty of things to elaborate on).  Any and all of my available time, however, has been consumed by these three big goals to the point that I may as well have been living in a cave accessible only by boat.  Unfortunately the...

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Oh, By the Way!

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Oh, By the Way!

I might well be taxing your memory when I ask if you remember when I finished my project for a course on the Hand-Printed Book earlier this summer.  That was ages ago now!  Crossing the finish line was a bit anticlimactic, and it took me rather a long time to get photo documentation of the final result.  Then, when I finally did, it got lost in the shuffle of preparations for Poetry by Post.  However, since I marched you so thoroughly through the process, typos and all, I feel beholden to revisit this little book one more time.  I reprinted...

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Poetry by Post! And a Site Update...

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I am downright giddy to announce that Poetry by Post, my MFA thesis project, is at long last open to subscribers!  Preparations for this project have been in the works for many months now, and I'm pleased as punch to finally be able to say more about it.  If you'd like to cut to the chase, click on the drawing above (or the Poetry by Post link in the navigation bar), and that will take you to all the pertinent details. For those who like a little -- umm, a lot -- more backstory:  if you've taken even a brief...

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Scenes from the Studio

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Scenes from the Studio

Lately, I've been... ... writing out some e.e. cummings in Italic ... and in foundational.... doing a little teaching. ... mocking-up business cards. ... gazing at vintage stamps.... printing a prospectus for my hand-printed book. What's happening lately where you are?

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