1. Umbrellas, for miles rather than the time it takes to get the 10 feet from house to car. 2. Those canvas tote bags you get when you donate to non-profits. 3. Cobblers. (The person, not the pie.) 4. A scarf when the temperature gets down to 60 degrees. 5. Google Translate. 6. Your nationalContinue reading “10 Things You Use in Europe, But Not in the States”
Stepping Off Always, in the big woods, when you leave familiar ground and step off alone into a new place there will be, along with the feelings of curiosity and excitement a little nagging of dread. It is the ancient fear of the Unknown, and it is your first bond with the wilderness youContinue reading “Apropos of the First Day of School…”
Many thanks to Front Porch Journal, which has nominated my story “Bubble” for this year’s Pushcart Prize. You can check out the story, which appeared in Issue 27 of Front Porch Journal, here.
Moreland Avenue Kroger parking lot.
A neighbor “commissioned” this wall last year. The stonemason worked at his own pace, setting bits of quartz and shell into the nooks and crannies. I wish my yard needed a wall.
Hitchhiker, Moreland Avenue Overpass. The other sign she’s holding says: “Artist headed to New York.”
“Found art,” I-20 overpass, Cherokee Avenue