Tuesday, May 21, 2013
FOR MY BIRTHDAY
I don’t want a car or clothes
or things at all.
I want you to sit down,
take five minutes out of
your busy schedule to read
my favorite book because
that is what’s really important.
Then she was saying how you made a joke about her cancer and how your humor is exactly what she needed because everyone else avoids it and is so cautiously afraid of stepping on anything that would hurt her.
Sunday, May 19, 2013
Here. Here is simple and happy. That’s what I meant to give you.
The Titles of Good Books
The Titles of Good Books.
We will call them all out.
You tell us which ones you like.
If you don’t say any, you’re wrong.
Probably at least one good one.
Try to be nice about it.
Saturday, May 18, 2013
Katharine Hepburn and Cary Grant in Bringing Up Baby (1938)
Friday, May 17, 2013
Roenneberg advocates scheduling high school classes to begin later in the day, and he cites studies showing that schools that delay the start of first period see performance, motivation, and attendance all increase.
“Up all Night” by Elizabeth Kolbert in The New Yorker
The Church is cotrinally immune from majority rule, so perhaps it doesn’t matter that, according to a 2010 Times poll, sixty-seven per cent of American Catholics think priests should be allowed to marry and fifty-nine per cent think women should be allowed to be priests. Yet surely a Church that expels a priest for advocating women’s ordination faster than it does men who have been credibly accused of raping children is in some kind of trouble.
from The New Yorker “Comment: Higher Authorities”