Thoughts on *Instruments Of The True Measure*

My relationship with poems is not as fraught as my relationship with Poetry. Each poem offers itself, independent of all its potential brethren and I read what I can, Understand as much as I can and let it be. Laura Da’ writes poetry which challenges me. In Instruments Of The True Measure I run up… Continue reading Thoughts on *Instruments Of The True Measure*

On Reading, Knowing and Not Knowing

I went on a hike recently with my husband and 10 year-old son. The 90 minute uphill trek proved challenging and after 2 hours we were rewarded with spectacular views of the neighboring valley and an expansive alpine meadow. Hiking is not a frequent occupation of ours. Given that, our shared accomplishment of almost 4… Continue reading On Reading, Knowing and Not Knowing

Dear Tricia: A meditation on a life of reading

Dear Tricia, Ever since I read through the beginning of your thread last night and finished reading it this morning, several thoughts have been turning in my mind. First of all, let me say how grateful I am for your voice not only in my digital life. Your leadership of #DisruptTexts as an initiative and… Continue reading Dear Tricia: A meditation on a life of reading

More Thoughts on Pasquale’s “Black Box Society”

When I finish reading a good book, my sense of satisfaction and fulfillment tends to be a rather private happening. I finish the book and even as I move on to the next (and there is always a next one), I still spend a fair amount of time processing the last. Since I’ve been blogging,… Continue reading More Thoughts on Pasquale’s “Black Box Society”