Your Ideas http://kajx.org en Poem: Mnemosyne Forgets http://kajx.org/post/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 http://kajx.org Poem: Mnemosyne Forgets Voting in Peru http://kajx.org/post/voting-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 http://kajx.org Voting in Peru Sun, Sport and Moving Fast in Sochi http://kajx.org/post/sun-sport-and-moving-fast-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 http://kajx.org Sun, Sport and Moving Fast in Sochi The Olympic Experience? "Incredible!" http://kajx.org/post/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 http://kajx.org The Olympic Experience? "Incredible!" The "Green" Olympics? http://kajx.org/post/green-olympics <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> Thu, 20 Feb 2014 05:52:19 +0000 Ruthie Brown 14529 at http://kajx.org The "Green" Olympics?