Poem for Saturday

October 9, 2010

Hymnus Ad Patrem Sinensis by Philip Whalen I praise those ancient Chinamen Who left me a few words, Usually a pointless joke or a silly question A line of poetry drunkenly scrawled on the margin of a quick splashed picture—bug, leaf, caricature of Teacher on paper held together now by little more than ink & […]

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Careers

October 9, 2010

I spent a lot of hours playing “Careers” long ago, both as a kid and when Laura was growing up. Looking for the illustration in the previous post I ran across the following info about the game that I did not know, and I bet you didn’t either. From the Retro Games blog by Magisterrex– […]

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Sat

October 9, 2010

It is Sat and I am sitting in quiet after a whirlwindy week of confusion and cacaphony. Also some real caca. The NASW statewide conference is over and my housemates will be able to unwind after working like dogs to make it happen. The conference took place Wed-Fri at the Westmark Hotel in downtown Fairbanks. […]

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Friday

October 8, 2010

Happy Friday. Cool here at 31 degrees. We got a little snow late yesterday but nothing to brag about. I took one of the cars down to get the winter tires on. Yokelly and locally, the NASW statewide conference that began Wednesday is concluding late this afternoon. Conference attendance this morning was very good, which […]

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Thursday

October 8, 2010

Good Thurs. Temp here is 30 degrees. We got a little snow yesterday mid-day that did not stick but left some icy patches on the roads. Time to get the snow tires out. Yokelly, Wednesday was a bear. The NASW-Alaska Counseling Assoc. statewide conference opened downtown at the Westmark Hotel with Pam kicking it off […]

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Mon

October 4, 2010

Good Mon. 44 degrees and hard to tell but kind of gray. It was nice yesterday afternoon but then clouded over again. We went for a walk at Creamer’s wildlife refuge Sunday and saw about 75 mallard ducks, male and female, in a large flock. Not sure whether they were staging for a southward migration […]

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