Hi Carole, I will definitely look for your submission. How soon should I start bugging you for it? :)
I'm hoping to get back to Wildacres next summer. My daughter had major health issues this past year, so that kept me home. She is doing well now. She started college this fall (as a 16-year-old) so my husband and I are pretty much empty-nesters and my time is getting to be more my own.
Olga has been very busy, preparing her lecture for the Linback (sp?) award and writing a grant proposal for the"Big Read" program as well as teaching her classes. She has attended the Westchester Poetry Conference the past couple of years and has just recently had a few of her poems accepted for publication.
Byung-Chul Han argues that love, sex, and even theory are disappearing in consumer cultures because our systems of finances and behaviors erode the Other in favor of sameness.
Late night TV in the US often has commercials for telephone party lines. One that airs frequently in my market has a young blond woman who is home and does not want to go out to meet men. Her presentation is always sexualized with brightly painted pouty lips, a body-hugging mini-dress, and a welcoming expression on her face. The narrator promises that she can skip the bars if she just calls, and she can be…