I've had a vacation day from the office, reading a book as well as ruminating about the chatter the past couple days of the Claudia Rankine/Tony Hoagland matter. The latter has my head spinning.
It's the month of LOVE and if you haven't seen it already there's a series of PDF print and Cut Valentines here courtesy of the American Academy of Poets.
I've been getting Gretchen Rubin's daily "Happiness Project E-mails" for a while now and the other day I got this one that I just love:
"One of the best and fastest ways of acquiring knowledge is to insist on remaining ignorant about things that aren't worth knowing."
— Sydney Harris
And another thing I picked up from her site was the SIX WORD MEMOIR. Another version of this - Six Words on Happiness. A few that were on her site that I liked...
- Reading the last page of "Mockingbird."
- paying toll for the person behind me
- with my six I declare love