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The Waking

I wake to sleep, and take my waking slow.
I feel my fate in what I cannot fear.
I learn by going where I cannot go.

We think by feeling. What is there to know?
I hear my being dance from ear to ear.
I wake to sleep, and take my waking slow.

Of those so close beside me, which are you?
God bless the Ground! I shall walk softly there,
And learn by going where I have to go.

Light takes the Tree, but who can tell us how?
The lowly worm climbs up a winding stair;
I wake to sleep, and take my waking slow.

Great Nature has another thing to do
To you and me; so take the lively air,
And, lovely, learn by going where to go.

This shaking keeps me steady. I should know.
What falls away is always. And is near.
I wake to sleep, and take my waking slow.
I learn by going where I have to go.

--Theodore Roethke


Joy's Updates - Straight from the Horse's Mouth.
Monday, April 07, 2008  
Project Runaway?

The Weinsteins made a deal with Lifetime for Project Runway, but NBC, who owns Bravo, is suing. What will this mean to us? NBC has made some bonehead decisions (canceling West Wing which I'm still bitter about and oh no haven't forgotten) and keeps messing up with programming decisions, so I have mixed feelings. I don't want them to screw up Bravo, and this won't help. It will definitely help Lifetime's ratings when it's on, though!

Here's what MSNBC wrote about it, and here's part of the article:

Lifetime announced that it had reached a reported $150 million deal with the Weinstein Co. to televise five seasons of “Project Runway” beginning in November. The show just completed its fourth season on Bravo last month, drawing nearly 5.2 million viewers to its finale.

“Project Runway” is a hit with young viewers and that makes it particularly valuable to Lifetime, which is moving away from a once dowdy image.

Lifetime did agree to acquire TV rights to other Weinstein properties as part of the deal to get “Project Runway,” Wong said. They include the movies “The Nanny Diaries” and “The Great Debaters.”
You must check out this post by The Minx on her blog about this! Perfect! Here are samples from what she posted. She's talented and creative for sure!

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