Monthly Archives: April 2013

In bloom

All the trees are in bloom this week. White pink yellow-green. V. kept saying to me, “GREEN FLOWERS? What are GREEN FLOWERS?” The magnolias are perfect. The sky is perfect complete rich blue. I’m so grateful.

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for the protection of the loving heart of my city

This morning I stood for a long time at the memorial for Officer Sean Collier outside Stata. The flowers and plants and stuffed animals and flags and t-shirts and caps were heaped up in a mound ten feet wide, and … Continue reading

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Learning to look: The paper reveals itself

My great teaching challenge over this past year has been something very simple: learning to describe. For years I’ve taught in a cycle of instruction and correction, as have many of my colleagues. Some of our classes are designed even … Continue reading

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