16 August 2007

The perambulator.

Check out what Gregory Thompson, Barn Owl Review's Fiction Editor/Managing Editor/Designer, has to say in our latest editorial profile at the Barn Owl Review blog.

This morning as I was walking Rubi I noticed an Obama 2008 sign in someone's window. It's already starting! Last night Hillary Clinton called here. But it was a robotic Hillary Clinton who wanted us to push some buttons on the phone. At least we have "Hillary Clinton" on our caller id now, though. That doesn't happen every day.

Rubi and I are going to start checking out some of the local dog walkers. In Chicago you'd see them with like fifteen dogs at once. They would really have to try hard to do that here.

I am sooooo not in the mood for pulling weeds today. So I'm not going to. Ha!


Nin Andrews said...

Yeah, I think my the time the primaries start, I'm going to be checking out. It's way too early . . .
and good luck with the weeds! I mean the ones you don't pull.

Amy said...

Mary, do you have a reading list for "First Books"? I'm sorry to ask you this on your blog.

Penultimatina said...

Amy, here it is! You can get them at the bookstore, but amazon has cheap used copies too.

MFA Craft & Theory of Poetry: First Books

Ordering the Storm: How to Put Together a Book of Poems, ed. Susan Grimm
case sensitive by Kate Greenstreet
Swimming the Witch by Leilani Hall
leadbelly by Tyehimba Jess
Dancing in Odessa by Ilya Kaminsky
Miracle Fruit by Aimee Nezhukumatathil
Subject to Change by Matthew Thorburn

Penultimatina said...

Nin, I'm totally not used to living in a place where people really campaign, after being in blue Chicago for years. This will be interesting!

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