Day: January 8, 2010

Contentment Diary 1/8/10, Snow Day Without Snow

Today was supposed to be my first day back at work after the Christmas break. It would have been registration, which would have meant that just about the time the panic truly set in about […]

How I Wrote "Blazes"

I’ve just written and posted a poem that I have tentatively titled “Blazes.” People frequently ask how I write, so I’m going to talk about this one while it is fresh enough to remember. First, […]


If you have a bulldozer, or if you are a bulldozer, the only thing stopping your uphill battles is gravity. No need to experiment. Will man or machine fall faster down the levee? It’s been […]