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It’s Sunday evening and I just want to ramble a bit. One of the more difficult social tensions (dialectics) to solve is between involvement and distance.
… I found it difficult to say no to a pound and a half of bulk milk chocolate on sale at Woodman’s. I think I paid about $0.78 for it. A big block. I planned and still plan on baking … Continue reading
I taught in a relatively quiet classroom by comparison; my class of 15 (14 today) would have been small-pickins for a would-be-gunman.
Wine of the night: Pepperwood Grove pinot noir. It seems that it, like Smoking Loon (which produces a tasty, inexpensive syrah/shiraz), is owned/made/marketed by Don Sebastiani & Sons. From the “winemaker comments” on my bottle we have:
I got up early (3am) so I could grade. Instead of pulling an all-nighter I went to bed at midnight (early for me!) and decided to get a couple hours of rest and then work. I awoke, showered, checked email, … Continue reading
I’m not a huge sports fan, but damn … I saw part of the Dallas – Phoenix NBA match today, and it was fine. The 3rd and 4th quarters … amazingly athletic. If all basketball lived up to that level … Continue reading
“Winter Scene” Perched on his bough, a monster raven makes the one strong note etched black upon the snow. But no! a stooping stout old goody takes her painful way, mumbling, stumbling and slow. What a wind-reddened nose, for gracious … Continue reading
Movie: 300. Short evaluation – “Gay movie plays it straight.”
I got online before noon to write with Helen, Richard, Amy, Gabrielle and others for my weekly Sunday “brunch” writing. This week instead of three prompts total provided by two of our “hosts,” spread out over about an hour but … Continue reading