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Wireless Wednesday: Filling Time Like Burritos... Huh?

Hello Mohawks! ^L^

So recently I was asked about I I fill time on my show when talking

There is a bizarre and simple answer to this question and that is I use the thing that currently is infected (those who’ve been reading my blog know about my mouth infection). 78 more words


OCLW Visiting Scholars: ‘Life-Writing Operations’

For the first event of Trinity Term the OCLW welcomed its own visiting scholars who gave brief presentations on their current life-writing projects. John Bak started the seminar with a fascinating summary of his work editing Tennessee Williams’ … 888 more words

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For the Week of May 18, 2015: Rewriting a Life

Dear Readers,

Cancer or other chronic or life-threatening illness doesn’t respect our need for holidays,  taking a breather from all those pressing worries, appointments, tests or surgeries.   966 more words

Expressive Writing

Mobile Home

Lately I’ve been thinking about home, where it is, what it means. Although I live in the UK, I was born in America and there are people there I miss – friends, family, former professors, the lovely strangers on the train to Philadelphia. 1,473 more words


Becoming Civilised

I leave my hedge nest in the south,
twigs still in my hair,
and board a train to the north.
The alien feeling arrives as foreigner… 205 more words


On a Visit to Ireland

It is a strange currency, this womb,
this nature of women, to bear
the cultures of men.

I smiled like English do,
as he bared his tombstone teeth, 85 more words


essay canon dispatch no. 8 -- "On Being a Cripple" by Nancy Mairs (80's)

If you only got time for one of the essays in the CNF Canon, make it this one.

One cant predict link rot, and the only place where i can find the 1983 essay is  2,279 more words

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