happy anniversary to me

Hey, this blog is two years old today! I’ve been writing, in some format, on the web since 1996, and this is neither the most complete or the most personal format it’s ever taken, but over the last two years, it’s the happiest and most comfortable I’ve been doing all of that. So here’s to…

poetry for monday

baseball: wake forest @ unc, game 2, originally uploaded by minervacat. Antilamentation (Dorianne Laux) Regret nothing. Not the cruel novels you read to the end just to find out who killed the cook. Not the insipid movies that made you cry in the dark, in spite of your intelligence, your sophistication. Not the lover you…

baseball: fsu @ unc, game two

baseball: fsu @ unc, game two, originally uploaded by minervacat. Baseball photography. Since I launched this blog a year ago today, with a photo of an occasionally idiotic third baseman and a brief discussion of baseball photography, what better way to celebrate a year than more baseball photography talk? Obviously I take a lot of…

baseball: princeton @ unc, game two

baseball: princeton @ unc, game two, originally uploaded by minervacat. Eight. For as long as I can remember, every year for my birthday the NCAA has given me the first weekend of the men’s basketball tournament. It’s a pretty nice gift, as far as gifts from strangers who are also huge faceless entities go; it’s…