a hearty welcome to my daugher
who is going by "doctor pistachio," living in minneapolis, getting into the blog scene, writing about things like finally getting a minnesota license plate, which is something i myself almost did almost eleven years ago. saw that canoer on there and thought i wanted one, but things didn't work out that way and i ended up in the land-a-linkin'.
we have dsl now, no reason to walk uptown to blog, i can sit here listening to ambulances (or police) off in the distance, in my own den, and blog a-little. i'm spending mornings with the two youngest boys (pictures forthcoming)...and it's a beautiful spring, a nice vacation.
working on the following projects:
1. book of ten, short stories, including old ones i don't really like any more. if i can only write a few more, i'll have enough to (self) publish. and i am in fact working on more. the running book is "unloading and nine other stories"...available to friends upon asking...
2. the book of plays: "thou heardest my voice and six other plays" being sent to tennessee as soon as it's reprinted, i'm feeling like this should be cleaned up, made available through friends (quakers), etc.
3. compilation of fairy tales, hundreds that have been written over the years; these aren't really mine except that they were given to me as a teacher. thus i wouldn't sell them so much as keep them around for inspiration and getting at the true source of stories...word of mouth...again, a mammoth undertaking.
4. a novel, have one in my head, but with all this running around, it's not happening right away.