Monthly Archives: December 2006

Throwing Out the Old . . .

In 1994, the Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Mary Oliver published a seminal guide to writing called A Poetry Handbook. It’s a perfectly slender volume, and one of the best collections of advice for poets, aspiring or otherwise. The chapter on revision ends with this paragraph: It is good also to remember that, now and again, it […]

Roll Call

It’s been a while since I’ve posted pictures of anything I’ve knit. This isn’t because I haven’t been knitting, but because I’ve been too busy to take pictures, and just writing about things I’ve knit only goes so far. So, today, we catch up. There’s already a picture of this drop-stitch scarf on my blog, […]