Month: May 2012

Incidental Writing

I’ve got a neighbor with a first-person-shooter problem. Well, it’s my problem, but his sub-woofers. I circulated this document to the folks in my building. So far, quiet. Maybe it’s because tomorrow’s Monday… We’ll see. Still, it’s the kind of…

Appearing at a Drash Pit Near You…

I’m a regular contributor to Drash Pit, a Jewish webzine composed of snark triggered by Torah. This month’s issue was devoted to “shunning.” My poem is up there, on the DrashPit.com site. (Oh, and if you like buttons like the…

Artwork…

I do more than write, but don’t have my other site up and ready to sell ceramic artwork. Note to self: create the marketing and sales collateral before telling people about your wares.

Fractal Lists of Things to Do

I’m drowning under the increasing lists of things to do. To-do items are fractal: each produces subordinate or successor objects, each demanding its time slot, its focus, its ramp-up and ramp-down resources and time. Apparently it’s good for the writing…

Progress, Embarrassment and Poetry

Great, a P.E.P. talk. I haven’t written a good, solid poem (first draft, of course) in literally months. I get that way: in going over my record of about 550 poems (the edited, “finished” ones, not drafts or juvenalia) I’ve…