Monthly Archives: October 2011

WordPress interview #5

Continuing a tradition I’m fond of, here’s another round of WordPress prompts and my responses: WordPress: Have you ever had to fire someone? Erin Virgil: No, I’ve never been anyone’s boss like that, and I doubt I ever will be. … Continue reading

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traveling

is different every time.  This past trip I took, to Washington DC and then down to North Carolina, seemed to go on longer than most two-week trips and I’m not sure why that is; maybe it’s because the climate there … Continue reading

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photo challenge: hidden

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things I’ve seen in Washington, DC

Strange brain shaped fruits the size of softballs. Light green and bumpy on the outside, not sure what they look like on the inside. Many people camping out, Occupying.  Cardboard signs and American flags flapping all around. Three young republicans … Continue reading

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photo challenge: comfort

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wordpress interview #4

WordPress has some quality writing prompts, emailed daily, and I begin to feel real guilty when I get more than six or nine piled up before trying any.  And so I do these abbreviated answers to their themes, and hope … Continue reading

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coats

I can’t stop thinking about them.  I’ve been sick for a week and wish I had a grand, heavy and vaguely magic overcoat.  So much so that I just made an offer on a long ivory wool coat at some … Continue reading

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WordPress photo challenge: sunset

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WordPress question: what is home?

[author’s note: this writing comes directly from my MFA creative thesis] 1. The sides of certain laying-down people can be a home. 2. The place where the books end up.  And the boxes of paper, photos, postcards. I could build … Continue reading

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Unemployed sick days

are different than sick days away from work, for a number of reasons: 1. You don’t have to go through that awful procrastination period where you gather yourself up to sound as sick as you are, pick up the phone … Continue reading

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