“Viral” and “Sugar Pumpkins”

 

imgresTwo of my poems appear in the May/Spring 2017 issue of the online South Florida Poetry Journal. You can find them here–and  use the audio link to hear  me read them!  Scroll a long way down on the page –or do a Find /search for Viti.

 

House Guests and the Writing Regime

We’ve had four in a row, first  a young couple from Baltimore who are planning their wedding for next fall, then an old friend from my teaching days in Connecticut—now she’s based in Portland, the  Oregon one—and my brother in-law, who drove down from the north, for a Joe Jackson concert in Boston, and stayed overnight.

Then last night, my husband’s Men’s Book Club convened to discuss The Lord of Misrule.

It’s been years since we had this many visitors in such a short time, and the washing machine has been busy every few days, with sheets, pillowcases, towels and blankets. The dishwasher, which we usually put into service every two days, has been going full speed, Continue reading “House Guests and the Writing Regime”

Blogs I like to read…

Popular music reviews: http://everysongsacomeback.blogspot.com

Meditations on life and the home and garden: slowlovelife.com

Latin America and Peru in particular: http://latinamericaintransition.wordpress.com/

Imaginative cooking and raising a family: http://www.seasonallcook.com/