This is now part of our permanent collection. Where to begin? First, the provenance, I guess. It was painted by a member of Deaf Connect of the Mid-South, a non-profit organization that serves the deaf, hard-of-hearing, and deaf/blind population of Memphis. Members of this organization donated artwork to the recent production of The Miracle Worker […]
Emily Dickinson knows how we feel today. It’s been two days since the game, and many of us are still trying to get back to normal. I’m back at work, trying not to think about it, my feet going around mechanically, in a “wooden way.” I have no desire to talk about what happened […]
Best wishes to all for the 2011-2012 Pittsburgh Steelers’ season. Above, my daughter readies herself for her first game.
The mantle in my parents’ living room. This one hurt. The Green Bay Packers beat the Pittsburgh Steelers 31-25 in last night’s Super Bowl. I don’t really want to talk about the game. However, the Brame family experienced the whole ordeal together, and the photos are fun enough to make you almsot forget that if […]
Here’s what I’ve been reading. How’s about you? 1. Hard Times, by E.L. Doctorow My year started off the right way when I received a copy of E.L. Doctorow’s Welcome to Hard Times in the mail from my good friend James of the blog Ready When You Are, C.B. James and I were roommates for our […]
The blogger, ca. 1982 The Steelers are in the Superbowl again. Please, Please, Please Let Me Get What I Want (Morrissey/Marr) Good times, for a change. See, the luck I’ve had can make a good man turn bad. So please, please, please let me, let me, let me Let me get what I want this […]
It’s time to take a break from all this literature talk to focus on what is truly important–the Pittsburgh Steelers. We took this picture before kickoff of the AFC Divisional game against the Baltimore Ravens. The Steelers won the game 31-24, after three hours of the most stressful football imaginable. They compete in the […]
It’s football season again, which means that I spend a shameful amount of time and energy worrying about the Steelers. Each Steelers’ game is a monumental event in my household; every win is celebrated, every loss mourned. We really do take this stuff too seriously. And the only thing I like more than watching the […]