Archive | April, 2013


DIY Cookie Cutters: The Zeppelin Edition

The theme of the month has been to celebrate the launch of Blaise’s new book of poems,  Zeppelin (Nightwood Editions, 2013). We had been searching around for a while to try and find him a set of zeppelin cookie cutters. We finally found some cute ones on Etsy, but they weren’t quite the right shape (the […]

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Book Fan Shirts from thelunchboxseason

Book Fan Shirts

As I posted previously, Blaise launched his second book of poems earlier this month: Zeppelin (Nightwood Editions, 2013). Inspired by some gorgeous t-shirts made by the ladies at A Beautiful Mess, I decided to make my own “Fan Shirt” for the night of the launch, for National Poetry Month, and, well, for ever after.  My technique was […]

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Movie Monster The Video

Making the Movie Monster Video

Over the past few weeks, the kids have been working with Blaise on a fantastic video project to coincide with the release of his second book of poems, Zeppelin (Nightwood Editions, 2013).  I remember walking downstairs a few weeks ago and being utterly appalled to find that, after several hours of painting their “movie sets,” […]

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The Vanities of the Leaked-Upon

And now for something completely out of the lunchbox… We have a dirty big secret! About two years ago, our family bathroom shower began leaking into the kitchen. So, we adults began showering in the smaller very useful basement bathroom. I actually enjoyed my showers there. I looked upon the shower as a kind of […]

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