Tag Archives: basketball
TweetAll work here in the Forest today will be suspended at noon today. Georgetown is playing SU in the Big East tournament. This is A Big Deal here.Queen Louise is supporting Syracuse.I stand faithfully behind my beloved Hoyas.Bring it!
TweetI am home for a few days and not drowning in the backlog of mail, thanks to the gloriousness that is Queen Louise. Plus, she’ll totally organized the office in my absence!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! (Yes. I would take a bullet for La Queen.) The, erm, somewhat frantic news is that I have to repack my suitcase because […]
TweetAs part of the 10th Anniversary of SPEAK, I wrote a poem that shares some of the reader reaction I’ve received in the last decade. Below is the video of me reading the poem at NCTE/ALAN last November. You can find a higher quality version of the video on the “Speak Up About Speak” page […]
TweetReaders questions are pouring in! Many folks are asking about one of my responses to Katrina’s questions earlier in the week about majoring in Creative Writing in college. I wrote: Don’t major in Creative Writing, but take some of the classes if the professor has a good reputation with the other students. This made some […]
TweetMany condolences to all my Tarheel friends… That was hard to watch, wasn’t it? Following my decision to support the team that beat the team that beat my team, I only have one thing to say: CHALK BOARD! No, that’s not right. ERASER HEAD! No. FRUITY PEBBLES! Where are my notes? …… Ah. ROCK CHALK! […]
TweetI love my kids, just love them. We snuck off to PA for the weekend to see Daughters #1 and #3, as well as do some research and speak to some college classes. We ate a lot of good food, hung out with the girls and their friends, and laughed until our sides ached. They […]
TweetKitties DO rule over Badgers! Go Mr. Cat! Here, birdie, birdie, birdie…..
TweetThank you very much for all the comments yesterday. I fasted, I slept, I looked to the stars for guidance and I have decided to support…. Davidson College: “Where Hoops and Books Coexist”. Even though they are located in you-know-where. And if, by some strange chance, they get beat, I’ll support whoever beats them, and […]
TweetSharp-eyed readers will notice that I have not been able to bring myself to post about my beloved Hoya’s loss to Davidson in the NCAA basketball tournament this weekend. ::chokes back sob:: That’s because it HURTS! They lost! My boys lost! Oh, they tried so hard!! And to Davidson? Where is Davidson, exactly? Hang on…. […]
TweetThe lung dragon is threatening to attack again, I’m having trouble sleeping, and I have doctors’ appointments today. It snowed again yesterday. Just a little, but it was still snow. I am officially Miss CrankyPants. So instead of whining, I will give you fun links. Stephanie Anderson writes Bookavore, a hell of a good book […]