​Post Archive

  • 30 April, 2007

    It was a sad day when the Vancouver Public Library changed its automatic call voice to sound human. I had enjoyed the jolty, off-rhythms of the computer-voice saying, "Hel-lo. This is the Van-couver Public Librerry for Anne Mar-gah-ret Fleh-meeng." Oh, sure, my computer can talk if I ask it to.

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  • 17 April, 2007

    I was never a fan, but he did play the ukulele, and this video might make me one: http://www.donho.com/video/don_broadband_high.mov Aloha, Don (1930-2007)

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  • 13 April, 2007

    I should be working but instead I am feeling lost because Kurt Vonnegut, Jr has died. A student of mine posted the news on our course web site. "Man," she said, "I just assumed this man would live forever, you know? :(" and I realized I did, too, even though

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  • 23 March, 2007

    I entered. I won. Crazy, crazy judges. This is the poem. Notes to self re: world water day poem - put in something on the history of fountains - something on chemistry, how hard it is to fathom atoms, protons, neutrons, let alone compounds, valencies, two hydrogen and one oxygen

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  • 14 March, 2007

    Here in the Okanagan, we irrigate an arid landscape to grow apples (which don't pay anymore) and grapes. I'm thinking I should sign up for the World Water Day Poetry Slam organized by Nancy Holmes' students at UBC Okanagan, March 20, 11.30-1.30 pm in the Sun Room (really just the

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