Archive for February, 2006

je blog, donc je suis

Monday, February 20th, 2006

One of my friends (scary-smart, professional, hilarious, and moving – in print and in person) recently commented to a rather self-important blogger.  His (SIB’s) main point in the associated post seemed to be that we (Americans, at least) feel that Big is Bad (big anything, apparently), and that Small and Insular gives us a feeling […]

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Friday, February 17th, 2006

A little self-promotion here 8-Ð or possibly it’s just pride at being able to sit up, take nourishment and tap a keyboard until pictures appear on a screen.  Anyway. Achtung!  The buggy new rev of is up and taking on new(ish) images of my knitting. It’s one long page, and let us be thankful for […]


Monday, February 13th, 2006

I want to blow this up to a poster. I’ve had emails, but that’s from her first letter, oversized :> and bearing Cute French Stamps. I’ve had it since Wednesday (shut up, I know) but once I knew she was safe, I let myself relax and enjoy private visions of her Audrey-Hepburn-ness, tooling through the […]


Thursday, February 9th, 2006

That’s the grade I’ve assigned myself for the now-infamous Letter to the Landlady, below: stupidly stilted, with a blind eye toward tense and gender (Miss Erlenmeyer, wherever she is, must be rolling her eyes and reaching for a ruler). Bonjour Mme. R., Je suis Leslie B., la mère de votre invitée, Alexandra W. C’est mon […]

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Saturday, February 4th, 2006

I am Alive Why hello. Im here without the use of apostrophes so humor me. Anyway, Im running to class soon. YES CLASS. In France. With fucked up keyboards that make me type about 35wpm. Anyway, its great here, the city is ultra cute, especially the old district, and I have a little bike I […]