springtime

awoken this morning by a robin hitting the window. he landed on the sill, he chirped, and he leapt off, only to hit the pane repeatedly thereafter. exceptional because this window is about seven feet from a brick wall. perhaps he was cold.

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and

starfruit opening

recent success

amazonia

“the river at least guaranteed that we travelled in one direction — albiet in a winding, wasteful manner. there was little conversation among us, for our discourse these days was mostly the silent one with hunger, fear, and despair.”

zulfikar ghose, the incredible brazilian

“…a exhuberant and picturesque romance that resounds with history, humor, and zest… this is what fiction is meant to be about: life bigger than life”

anthony burgess, on the incredible brazilian

lists (cryptic?)

the idiot, red earth and pouring rain, the magic mountain, como agua para chocolate

banana, starfruit, cake, fish

apple, fortune cookie, pineapple, cupcake

haikus, limmericks, jingles galore

p.s.

egypt

egypt

jordan

middleeast

DEBATE

so many things so full of cute.

birds?

or buttons??

or…

grapes?

what to wear?