Poetry Fix: What We Miss

What We Miss by Sarah Man­gu­so Who says it’s so easy to save a life? In the mid­dle of an inter­view for the job you might get you see the cat from the win­dow of the sev­en- teenth floor just as he’s cross­ing the street against traf­fic, just as you’re answer­ing a ques­tion about your worst char­ac­ter flaw and lying […]

A Milestone

Yes­ter­day, sam­bear and shad­owkatt spent much time out in the world. When they returned, they pre­sent­ed me with my first cane. Tech­ni­cal­ly, it isn’t a cane. It’s a “walk­ing stick” or a “trekking pole” or some­thing like that. It’s made by The Walk­ing Com­pa­ny and is real­ly quite nifty. The length is incred­i­bly adjustable, and it […]

It Feels Later Than That

I did­n’t get near­ly enough DONE this week­end, but I’m very tired any­way. On the plus side: all of curiousmay9’s kitchen gear is here now. Togeth­er, the four of us went through just about every­thing in the kitchen while putting togeth­er a care pack­age for ga_sunshine. The stuff she did­n’t need is going to Freecycle. […]

Sunday Poetry

Poems by Frank O’Hara, from The Select­ed Poems of Frank O’Hara. Poem Light clar­i­ty avo­ca­do sal­ad in the morn­ing after all the ter­ri­ble things I do how amaz­ing it is to find for­give­ness and love, not even for­give­ness since what is done is done and for­give­ness isn’t love and love is love noth­ing can ever go wrong though […]

Authentic Happiness: Creativity

This is a pret­ty good newslet­ter, and I thought y’all might be espe­cial­ly inter­est­ed in this par­tic­u­lar issue. “Get­ting To Know Cre­ativ­i­ty” Vol­ume 2, Num­ber 12 This is an E‑newsletter sent to those who reg­is­ter at http://www.authentichappiness.org or http://www.authentichappinesscoaching.com. This E‑newsletter is intend­ed to share prac­ti­cal strate­gies for inte­grat­ing the prin­ci­ples of Authen­tic Hap­pi­ness into your own […]

Not Really Progress

Until 1962, the Catholic canon law clear­ly spelled out pun­ish­ments for priests who were sex­u­al­ly abu­sive in any way. Then, not only were the rules changed to be more secre­tive, but the doc­u­ment itself was sup­posed to be a secret, not ever dis­cussed! Vat­i­can Aware of Abuse for Cen­turies, Study Says * Authors use church’s own […]

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