The Sentimentalist on Time and The News and the best part of the day…
The sentimentalist is thinking about the professionalization of arts and literature, (not a fan of where that’s headed), and the value of comforts, great and small.
All the synonyms for sentimental… workshop at Ox-Bow coming up this Summer… and having enough.
Still holiday-ing. Vivi has a new toy. Mark’s banana bread. The great January thaw, and Hakeem Jeffries. The Sentimentalist has some sentiments for you.
The Sentimentalist cites Ross Gay, his mother, Robin Wall Kimmerer, and pal Ruth Zwald on gratitude. And also The Streets of London. The ping pong match in his brain on any given day….
The Sentimentalist pairs Ross Gay and Jim Harrison today, and you know what? It works!
The Sentimentalist shares Christmas past, present, and hope for the future.
The Sentimentalist shares sentiments on last night’s big annual reading, our power outage and popcorn, and a lovely poem that braids joy and sorrow.
The Santas are here with a pile of great books, including Ross Gay’s amazing treatises on Joy! Not an easy Joy, but the best kind.
The Sentimentalist closes November with Holiday cheer and Holiday sorrow, and recommends Inciting Joy.