snow and writing

...and it's SNOWING still!
i'm loving all the snow, but loving more
the slightly milder temperatures.
i rejoice that the temp is above zero
it means 
eyeballs don't feel like they're freezing into your brain.
it's not THIS mild~
more like this:
and this
(i ate the tiny one)

i have a few newsy bits:
run by peter verheyen of the book arts list serv 
is featuring my book review of THE SPIRIT BOOKS by susan gaylord.

it was hard to finish this
but not hard to enjoy susan's 
rich gem of a book.
go over to her place for a visit.
i'm trying to finish some obligations i'd taken on
without realizing how consuming this school year would be.
writing is hard with a haphazard mind
teased by the energies of
it's been mostly fun having more snow this winter
and finding how lovely one of my neighbors has been
plowing me out several times
without charge
and making my life so much easier.
a snow day or delayed start to school,
and in a week will be winter break.
maybe i will get to work on 
the books i owe folks
and the two editions i have planned.