Monthly Archives: April 2012

“Emperor of the World”

I’m working on a series of poems about “The Emperor of the World.” My adult son who has suffered from serious mental illness since his teen years recently proclaimed that that is the rank he has achieved. Because some mental … Continue reading

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Writing Platforms

Writing Platforms.

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Writing Platforms

Wow. Writing platforms. I remember reading years ago Hunger, a novel by Norwegian author Knut Hamsun, published in its final form in 1890. What I recall about the primary character is that he was a starving/struggling writer who stumbled about … Continue reading

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Source Correction

I just realized the source for the article I read about sunspots was not The Smithsonian, but the Grinnell College Alumnae Magazine.

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Sunspots and Technology

Technology. Lots of it. I remember when TV first became widely disseminated! Just finished reading an article in The Smithsonian about sunspots. We are entering a new cycle; they can devastate technology. Effects can last for months and months. What … Continue reading

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