Thanks

27. November 2011 here now 7
The steady stream of pictures on FB: Turkey stuffing cranberries asparagus tofurkey and harvest-themed centerpieces… This must have happened before this year?  But somehow this year, maybe I’m more addicted to the screen… I was surprised. Other people’s Thanksgiving meal, live! The lists of “things I’m thankful for” are hard. They flirt with bragging: “I’m ...

Mouse

17. October 2011 here now 3
I saw it in its trap when P. brought it down from the attic in a cardboard box. A small grey thing, shaking, injured. It was very much alive, but too hurt to recover. Its stomach was stuck in the trap. An old spring and wire thing, like in old Tom & Jerry cartoons. We ...

Dear A.,

16. May 2011 here now 3
We got a thin envelope addressed to you and labeled “Criminal Subpoena.” I have so many questions. First, have you really not filed a change of address form with the post office yet? It’s not that hard. Did you do something criminal? Or do you just have to testify? What did your ex-husband play on the ...

This is what I’m reading right now.

28. April 2010 here now 0
Home-ownership and Ontological Security Saunders used survey evidence to argue that home-ownership is more strongly associated with pride, warmth, autonomy, relaxation and identity than renting, (Saunders, 1990, pp. 270-274).    However,  his  methodology has been criticised by a number of commentators (Darke, 1994; Doyle, 1996; Gurney, 1997) who argue that subtle differences between attitudes and meanings ...