By Sally Van Doren
Let's use our nicknames
When we apply for this next job
Even though it's past our bedtime
And our current paycheck
Can't shut up the muse
Who mewls at the dinner table
Begging for a crust of bread
To sate the nightly terrors.
For they come, don't they,
Leaving empty spaces numbers
Are supposed to fill. Buddy
And Chip loaded their coffers
Before the hard freeze.
The ice burns our tongues
As we swallow prosperity
One parched drop at a time.
got up early to get some work done because after far too long, I got to
have lunch with Denise! We met at the mall and did a bit of schmoozing
(Bath & Body Works, Brighton, toys, accessories, Godiva which was
not my fault), plus we had Indian in the food court and discussed the
virtues of Winter's Tale. I behaved and did not buy
the Pandora moonstone ring I fell in love with, but I did buy some
glittery nail polish to paint cheap jewelry with!
It was also a
very good day around here because Adam was admitted to Syracuse's dual
communications-marketing program as a Whitman Leadership Scholar. Their
communications program at the Newhouse School is very highly ranked and
the scholarship makes it affordable. He was also admitted to the
University of Maryland Honors College's entrepreneurship program, but
has not heard about financial aid or scholarships from Michigan or
Wisconsin, so he's still considering!
I posted a review of
Deep Space Nine's sixth season premiere
"A Time To Stand", we had dinner
with my parents, then we came home and caught up on
Nashville which once again is losing out in the hour
it airs to The Americans though I love Juliette's new
song. Cheryl had never seen Night at the Museum, so
we all watched that, too! Here are some photos from the Hindenburg and
Titanic exhibit that was at the US Postal Museum since both ships were