probably the only marathon I will attempt, but not the only one I will fail

The end of the grading period and the end of some kind of respiratory funk have taken my energy. I missed three great shows this weekend, two of which featured old friends. Hopefully next time I’ll be there. Lots of grading and congestion didn’t leave room for much else, but I did begin my first … Continue reading probably the only marathon I will attempt, but not the only one I will fail

Mongrel Hearts

We received Lucy’s ashes yesterday. Unsure at first what to do with them, we’ve kept them since they are in a nameplated urn. She was part of our daily lives for eleven years and there’s unusual silence in the house. She served as a muse at times, odd as that sounds. I thought I’d share … Continue reading Mongrel Hearts

more break than spring

The past few weeks have been insanely busy with the end of the grading period plus stomach virus misery in the McClurg-Vineyard camp. I’ve had several projects cooking at once, and several of them I just can’t talk about yet. For one of them, a friend of mine is going to be knocking out some … Continue reading more break than spring

potentiality

Several interesting possibilities may be coming up, but for now they are all potential energy. It’s been a busy few weeks and I hope that some of the work pays off, but I also know that sometimes it just doesn’t. One of the projects that I know will pay off is getting ready for our … Continue reading potentiality