My littlest niece is six months old today. She’s so adorable. I pinched this photo off facebook but it was apparently taken by somebody called “Gotcha”.
A DEFINITION NOT FOUND IN THE DICTIONARY Not-leaving: An act of trust and love, often deciphered by children. And now I am reading The Book Thief, by Marcus Zusak. I’ve wanted to read it for a long time, and it’s come around in my book club, so I finally am. Oh boy.
So I believe Phillip Levine is the next poet laureate of the USA. Here is a nice quote from him regarding his wife: “On my 26th birthday, I met my present wife. And how many women could stay with a guy who has no prospects and wants to write poetry and stay with him now
I don’t really like Mother’s day. As someone who always wanted lots of children, and most likely won’t have any, what I’d like to do is just ignore it. But I do appreciate this post from Practical Theology for Women. I especially appreciate that Wendy doesn’t try offering earthly consolations and substitutes, she just lets it
OK, so I might as well fess up and show you that I got a wee bit silly over the weekend, and I made these for my nieces (well, I made them out of left-over wool, then decided they’d be for my nieces). I haven’t sent them yet, so they are not exactly Valentines, and