Monthly Archives: November 2010

accounts

perhaps there is an algorithm describing the relationship between the financial stability offered by a job and the risk it creates for public humiliation.  don’t bazillionaires and other politicians need no shame in order to function and isn’t that a … Continue reading

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freeze

cooked for a few days, prepped a day, cooked a day, reconcocted with leftovers and froze for desperate days of winter.  now I’m writing again, afraid of what is going to happen in january when I have to teach again, … Continue reading

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prodrome microwave

On the airplane I read the article in Harper’s by Rachel Aviv about “prodrome,” a new and important word for me:  the semi-psychotic state that can precede psychosis.  Her “Anna” has the perfect set of delusions, utterly coherent as a … Continue reading

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pep talk

I wrote a new incident.  I included the ways I thought it was like a music video.  I’ve decided that this is really going to be an honest book, as I produce it, and include the things I am afraid … Continue reading

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yup

stardate this afternoon feel five pages into forth section and the sections have names:  message, architecture, experts, simultaneous.  read a little article on slate or something like that about novel writing month (article’s point was about writing as narcissism and … Continue reading

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baby jesus

thank the baby jesus for this iphone, today.  I had a hard time yesterday, crying about my family not being the james’ the way I wanted us to be.  just like exercise, drunkenness, and other excesses, I don’t bounce back … Continue reading

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