• Blogging Advice

    Dena February 21, 2012

    I read this on Clare’s Tumblr this morning and it was too good not to share— “July 20, 1969 David Gascoyne once told me that the only point of keeping a journal was to concentrate on the personal, the diurnal minutiae, and forget the great and significant events in the world at large. The newspapers cover all that, anyway, he said. We don’t want to know that “Hitler invaded Poland”—…

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  • Poetry Friday: Introduction to Poetry | Billy Collins

    Dena December 16, 2011

    Introduction to Poetry | Billy Collins I ask them to take a poem and hold it up to the light like a color slide or press an ear against its hive. I say drop a mouse into a poem and watch him probe his way…

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  • Healthy, Happy Habits in 2011 (Two-Thousand & Heaven!)

    Dena January 6, 2011

    Whether you like resolutions or not, the start of a new year is a good time to implement positive change.  You can throw out the old calendar (and old memories) and start a new journey with a clean slate. Not surprisingly, most people (88% according…

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