Lately my two-year-old has become fixated on my books instead of his. Yesterday I could not pry The Importance of Being Earnest out of his hands for a diaper change and today it is the 2012 Pushcart Prize. He hasn’t said which is his favorite piece, but I am leaning toward “Nephilim” by L. Annette Binder.
Congrats, Twin Cities! You’ve just been highlighted as the latest in the Ploughshares series on literary boroughs. The very reason I’m so happy to live here. That and Punch Pizza. And my jogging route along the Mississippi River Boulevard. And Grand Old Day, which reminds me of the Grand Old Creamery, of course. Maybe the . . .
Step one: Have a baby. Step two: . . . . . . . . what?
If you’re in the St. Paul neighborhood on Wednesday night, consider dropping by the Innocent Offerings Solstice Reading and Potluck, taking place at the Green Spirit Community Garden from 6-9. (Hamline and Taylor, just South of Pierce Butler) Innocent Offerings is a fabulous new reading series created by the talented Satish Jayaraj.
Aurora May would like to announce her mother’s short sabbatical from this blog. Have a lovely summer, everyone.