Today, I had a driveway moments–a driveway moment is when you’re listening to NPR and you end up hanging out in the driveway because you can’t get out of the car until the current story’s over.
I was listening to this: http://www.npr.org/2012/05/17/152922457/an-afghan-shoots-a-marine-dies-mistrust-grows
It’s about the number of our service-people who have been murdered by [...]
On my way to class
to teach people how to write
to unlearn bad habits
where I try to make everything
& then I see the blood
smudged all over one hand
from where I’ve unconsciously
picked at my thumb
I didn’t feel anything
but I can’t teach
Jenny Lawson, the author of Let’s Pretend This Never Happened, is a saint.
Okay, not really. I mean, not literally. Mostly because she’s not Catholic and not dead and doesn’t have the required number of confirmed miracles (again, because she’s not dead).
But if someone had to be my intercessor with the almighty, I [...]