Monthly Archives: November 2011

day two

Day two of a four-day fast finds me forgetting 1.where I left my coffee and 2. any coherent plan for the long Saturday ahead. I started fasting the day after Thanksgiving, a new moon, and am trying to stick with … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

thankfulness

Although I’m not much on Thanksgiving, the history or the cuisine, I like its inherent reminder to count our blessings.  (Which must have come later; I can’t imagine the Pilgrims and the Wampanoags were thinking about giving thanks; that first … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments

scam artists

Scam artists, master and minor manipulators, con-men and other ne’er-do-wells: you’ve won this round.  Being unemployed, I was recently vulnerable to a series of crappy surveys that conspaminated every email inbox and phone number I have. It was a sad … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Great Recession

…and poetry, and much more, can be found here: http://poetsonrecession.blogspot.com/.  (Look for me near the bottom of the page). Many, many thanks to Eileen Tabios for putting it all together.

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

wordpress interview

I can’t help myself, I really like answering Word Press prompts in this throw down interview style.  So here is one more, I hope it pleases. WordPress: Did you have a secret hiding place? Erin Virgil: Yes, inside my childhood … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 4 Comments

Rebecca

I’ve been thinking a lot about light and dark lately, only partially because of a recent film noir marathon I undertook.  In this post I’m going to discuss light and shadow contrasts, and other delicacies, in Alfred Hitchcock’s brilliant film … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment