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Gender Female
Industry Publishing
Occupation writer, educator, poet
Location United States
Introduction Blogging since 2006, I am an internationally published poet, writer & English scholar as well as an award-winning public school teacher and college writing instructor from Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Dabble in diabetes advocacy and am a health columnist; Type 1 since 1989. Love the pump.
Interests wandering, playing, joie d'vivre, jouissance, literature, writing, literary theory, falling in love, staying there, freelancing, diabetes advocacy, type 1 diabetes, learning how not to behave
Favorite Movies The Big Lebowski, Lost in Translation, Up in the Air, Knocked Up, Amelie, All About My Mother, Run Lola Run, The Band's Visit, Before Sunrise, Before Sunset, Big, Paris Je'Taime, The Wizard of Oz
Favorite Music Dave Matthews Band, Bon Iver, Andrew Bird, the eels, Norah Jones, Ray Lamontagne, Aimee Mann, Iron & Wine,, Radiohead, U2, oldskool, India.Arie, Tracy Chapman, James Taylor, Frank Almond, Christine Kane, Sarah McLachlan, Tori Amos, The Frames, Shostakovich
Favorite Books anything by Michael Ondaatje, Mark Strand, John Koethe, Tony Hoagland, Robert Rummel-Hudson, Mary Karr, Anne Sexton, Ann Lamott, Chekov, Paul Auster, Dean Young, RMR, etc.

How is an ankle unlike a consequence?

If you follow good ankles upward you find great legs; If you follow up good consequences all you find is great truth of causality.