Your Ideas en Poem: Mnemosyne Forgets <p>The long bowed wood left marks on the hardwood floor,</p><p>so we tried to keep the rocker on a rug.</p><p>It didn't work and every house would have these streaks</p><p>where our rocking had stripped wax off.</p><p></p><p>Memory is a hesitant thing,</p><p>a thing best left on shelves for rainy days.</p><p>What troubles me is remembering,</p><p>remembering August ninth-</p><p>nineteen ninety five.</p><p>A boundary day, a before and after day.</p><p></p><p>He wasn't just a guitar player missing the upper bird digits of his wing-ed finger.</p> Wed, 05 Mar 2014 16:36:46 +0000 Don McIver 15097 at Poem: Mnemosyne Forgets Voting in Peru <p>&nbsp;&nbsp; My husband and I recently returned from a fascinating trip to Peru, where we floated down the Amazon (the headwaters are in the Peruvian Andes) and hiked Machu Picchu.&nbsp; It’s always instructive to learn that people in other countries have a different perspective on some topics than we do in the United States.</p> Wed, 05 Mar 2014 16:01:50 +0000 Frieda Wallison 15095 at Voting in Peru Heading Home from Sochi <p>So we hopped the train to explore Khosta, a small town between Sochi and Adler. &nbsp;Piece of cake way to travel, and it was almost empty. &nbsp;We got there about dusk and watched as it got dark over the Black Sea. &nbsp;Then we found this great little shack called the Beerline where&nbsp;they serve homemade brews and horrible looking dried fish, which only one of us was brave enough to try.</p> Tue, 25 Feb 2014 16:19:54 +0000 Bart Garton 14762 at Heading Home from Sochi Sun, Sport and Moving Fast in Sochi <p>Ok, it did get sunny again. &nbsp;Yay.&nbsp;</p><p>We did Snowboard Parallel GS yesterday. &nbsp;Not much to report on that, so I’m going to go onto today’s coverage of Men’s Ski Cross. &nbsp;By the way, I’m now on course, which is fun to get into competition camera.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 20 Feb 2014 23:29:35 +0000 Bart Garton 14562 at Sun, Sport and Moving Fast in Sochi The Olympic Experience? "Incredible!" <p>EDITOR’S NOTE: We are very excited to share the travels of Simi Hamilton’s family to the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. Over the next few weeks we’ll be sharing dispatches from Ruthie Brown and family as they give you a first-hand, “behind-the-scenes” look at the Olympics.</p><p></p> Thu, 20 Feb 2014 14:27:00 +0000 Ruthie Brown 14530 at The Olympic Experience? "Incredible!"