DEAR MAYOR-ELECT Kenney: I wanted to take this opportunity to congratulate you on your surprise, come-from-behind win this past week. I know it must have been a complete shock that you actually squeaked by the Republican candidate, given the scrutiny the Democratic voters in Phil
I WRITE IN PROSE, but I think in poetry. Clearly, I lack the ability to distill the great human emotions into words so fine and spare that they will one day be included in anthologies and taught to bright-eyed students, secretly hoping there's a Cliff Notes version somewhere. But there is inside of me a white Maya Angelou or a non-agoraphobic Emily Dickinson, struggling to emerge from the "Chris-alis." (And that is why I am not a poet, but let's move on.)
ONE OF MY favorite movies is "Jurassic Park." Actually, that's not true. One of my 6-year-old nephew's favorite movies is "Jurassic Park," which means we watch it on a loop, which means that unless I want to engage a therapist, I embrace my inner T. Rex and pretend this was entirely my own idea. Deep breath.
ANY BOY SCOUT can tell you that there are a lot of different types of knots. Square knots. Slip knots. Rope knots. Figure Eight knots. They each have a different purpose, significance and importance, and they're not interchangeable.
See Christine Flowers on Channel 6's "Inside Story" Sunday at 11:30 a.m.