Day 3 :: Do 37 things

I’m an inveterate list-maker, so these two essays–in list form–rang near and dear to my heart: First, let me just say Patti, I cannot even fathom the fact that I would die in 37 days that I will make this completely hypothetical. You see, I’m...

Day 4 :: Live in the World Headquarters of the Verb

From Wellington, New Zealand, come these thoughts, an excerpt of a longer essay posted on Marica Sevelj’s blog and sent to me as her answer to the question, “What would you be doing today if you only had 37 days to live?," a question she has revised to this...

Verbs cross the border!

I really love this photo from Kate Iredale who just received Life is a Verb! Kate is one of the artists featured in the book–pages 9 and 173, if I remember correctly–and she will be part of the Life is a Verb Blog Tour beginning on September 3rd and...

Verbs in the Library!

Have I ever mentioned how much I love libraries? From my first job at the Morganton-Burke Public Library (see page 80 in Life is a Verb!) through my role as librarian for the graduate English department at the University of Virginia to my job in the Science and...

Verbs a go-go!

So happy was I to meet up with a long-time friend from D.C. while in San Diego recently! Jeff De Cagna brought his copy of Life is a Verb with him and treated me and a few others to a glorious Thai dinner in the Gaslight District to celebrate friendship. My thanks,...