imprimatur reminder

Just a reminder, kids, that Imprimatur is still for sale! At the bargain price of $5.00, how can you resist? Click here to order your copy!

the president has left the building: an open letter to Barack Obama

Dear Mr. Obama: You are officially uninvited from all future gatherings at Casa Buneke. We will be removing your visage from our front window, and your life-size cardboard cutout, which we have lovingly displayed for the past year, will be put away in the far reaches of a closet we never go into. That’s right: […]

it’s up to your knees out there

literally. After a quick trip out this a.m. for groceries, which turned out to be a really good plan, D and I settled in for the long haul on the couch. Twelve hours, at least 10 inches, four episodes of Angel and one nap later, we just peeked outside and saw the snow has covered […]

get ready

’cause here it comes: Imprimatur for sale tomorrow! Stay tuned, kids!

just think about this for a bit.

“The violence against the Freedom Riders was being given international press coverage and the Kennedys were concerned about their image as they prepared for an upcoming summit with Soviet premier Nikita Khrushchev.” -Eyes on the Prize: America’s Civil Rights Years, 1954-1965; p. 149 I’ll be back later to marvel at the insanity.

thankfulness update

So I’ve been keeping up with the thankfulness updates each day, which has been a good reminder for me to keep my frustration in perspective. Day 3: Today I am thankful for Kendall, who enjoys a good political shouting match – it’s his birthday! Day 4: Today I am thankful for my awesome friends, who […]

Robert Lee Brewer of Poetic Asides posted a non-poetic challenge on Facebook today: update your status each day between now and Thanksgiving to reflect something you are grateful for. I’m taking him up on it, as I think it’s a wonderful thing to do. Today I am thankful for my son, Jacob, who can make […]

There is nothing for me but to love you.

On Sunday, my friend Karen married her boyfriend John. I served as her maid of honor, something I was proud to do. When she asked me nearly a year ago, I hesitated – I had both political and personal reservations about weddings and everything that goes along with them, and I was a little worried […]

National Poetry Day

Today is apparently National Poetry Day in the UK, and I sadly didn’t know it until the good sir Robert Lee Brewer tweeted it. In honor, here’s a poem I love, and recently started obsessing over, thanks in large part to Brat Productions’ Haunted Poe tour: Annabel Lee Edgard Allen Poe It was many and […]