What happens in a small-town of 5,000, when for one day a year, it fills to the brim with visitors, with or without Bill Murray in its midst?
Christmas Eve Santa Claus is coming to town. Christmas lights, too, although in mostly pale blue. There is a considerable lack… Read more Across the Pond: Christmas in London
This past spring I went to Joshua Tree for a photo project, and the trip was quite surreal. When it came time… Read more New Sounds from my Autoharp
“The Lake” as we call it, is perfect for reflection, realization, planning, and most of all life. This house has… Read more Bear Island Home
or “What I experienced on my most memorable urban adventure last week.” Return the vulgar gesture. A hippie man… Read more Another tale of Seat Pirates
Looking down to the end, the horizon is always clean. It’s the steps in between, the color of ash or… Read more Tidbits #1
This week I overhead a couple of one-way conversations in transit. Sometimes I listen in to the world they’re externalizing,… Read more He called me “Mother” as I walked past.
In the morning on New Year’s Eve, I was taking the bus to Echo Park, and ran into an inevitable… Read more Mr. Tracksuit -vs- Mr. Leather Jacket
“There is wisdom in turning as often as possible from the familiar to the unfamiliar; it keeps the mind nimble;… Read more Aspiration 2013
Holiday shifts double time, time and a half, time of time zones of perceived notions, tones, recipes for disaster and… Read more conversational shift