Sunday, June 18, 2017

Goat Crossfit

Here is a fun and thoroughly novel approach to fitness--goat crossfit!

Sunday, June 11, 2017

New Memoir about Menominee Cuisine

Follow this link to read a review of Good Seeds: A Menominee Indian Food Memoir by Thomas Pecore Weso.

Saturday, June 10, 2017

In NY Times, Galchen and Holmes consider appropriation

This week, the New York Times featured reflections by Rivka Galchen and Anna Holmes considering the boundaries and challenges of cultural appropriation. One thing that both writers clearly understand and respect is that artistic creation carries responsibilities for the artist. It reminds me that there is no true freedom without responsibility--they are flip sides to each other,

Saturday, June 3, 2017

Kathleen Ossip on Why Poetry Matters

Kathleen Ossip offers a perceptive comment in Electric Literature on the importance of poetry. I love her observation that "After all, the New York Times never asks 'Does football matter?' or 'Do restaurants matter?' or 'Does television matter?'”