Unmarked Crossings: a poet and her journeys

Connemara, Carl Sandburg, and Me

March 17, 2010

Tags: residencies, travel

March 17, 2010

Today is Saint Patrickís Day, but I refuse to wear green. Let me explain. (more…)

Monday, Monday at Connemara

March 15, 2010

Tags: residencies, travel

March 15, 2010

This morning, I awoke to my cell phone ringing. Because it was still plugged in, I managed to drop it behind the head of the bed before I could answer it. (more…)

Connemara, Carl Sandburg, and Me

March 14, 2010

Tags: residencies, notable poets, travel

March 14, 2010

Another night tossing and turning. It seems that every other night is one where I either sleep like a log or canít sleep at all. I believe, rather like New Yearís I was awake at 2 a.m. to welcome in Daylight Savings Time 2010. At 4 a.m., I turned on the light (more…)

Connemara, Carl Sandburg, and Krispy Kreme

March 13, 2010

Tags: notable poet, travel, residencies

March 13, 2010

The sun was shining when I got up this morning! Oh joy! It has been raining or drizzling or foggy for three days.
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Connemara, Carl Sandburg, and Me

March 12, 2010

Tags: notable poets, residencies, travel

March 12, 2010

After posting late yesterday afternoon, I decided to take a walk in the misty drizzle that had hung around all day. I first went to the goat yard, only to find it locked. I had forgotten that for all practical purposes, Connemara shuts down around 5:00 p.m. Walkers (human and canine) are encouraged (more…)

Connemara, Carl Sandburg, and Me

March 11, 2010

Tags: notable poets, residency, travel

March 11, 2010

It was nearly noon when I awoke today, having slept almost twelve hours. Iím sure one reason would be because the shades were drawn against a dreary day outside. (more…)