I lived in Minneapolis for years, but this weather still freaks me out.  Ice in Dallas (where I’ll be flying through).  What are the chances?

This blog may go a little quiet for a few days, but I’ll be sure to give a full report about AWP in Washington D.C. I’ve got my agenda all lined up, with at least 2 seminars I want to attend every hour — so I’m wearing comfortable shoes.   Wish me luck.

I’m taking good books (my huge stack of books!) to read along the way.  And I have the good fortune of seeing old friends, so all is well in the world.

Are you reading anything you’re excited about?  I’m only semi-excited about my stack of 12 ….

As a side note, Rex went to the Recycle Books store today and came home with First Editions of Hemingway’s FOR WHOM THE BELL TOLLS and Jean Auel’s CLAN OF THE CAVE BEAR — so it’s Oh Happy Day here in Carter Library.