Monday, March 24, 2008

The Meaning of Older

Today I came across these concept lines in a poem by Li-Young Lee:

"Between two unknowns, I live my life.
Between my mother's hopes, older than I am
by coming before me. And my child's wishes, older than
I am
by outliving me. And what's it like?"
(from The Hammock, in Book of My Nights)

Monday, March 10, 2008

Bethpage Black Open

"This book almost makes you want to watch golf." Here's my review of John Feinstein's soon-to-be-relevant-again audio book on the US Open.