I understand "ham flowers" now

Matthea Harvey = rock star

The reading was perfect -- a model for what a reading
should be. And the new book is brilliant.

For more on this topic, as well as other literary adventures.
see Elizabeth's new blog. Yes, she's given in and joined
blogspot (speaking of which, can anyone help me
figure out how to link to a livejournal blog from
my blog? Is there a trick for this?).

Find her at www.elizabethjcolen.blogspot.com