Autumn Again

Autumn again. Slanting afternoon light and apple cider crispness. Leaves beginning to burn. Wood smoke in the air.   It seems as if I’m just looking up from my desk and realizing that the season has changed outside. Suddenly, I’m thinking of wrapping a sweater around my shoulders. Suddenly, I’m noticing the long twilight at … Continue reading Autumn Again


Please, Don’t Learn This Language

I didn’t want to see the image Kathy Griffin is now infamous for, but there it was on my news feed, vivid and uncensored. Even as the headline asked me to make my own judgment about whether this photograph could be art, valid political statement, or something else entirely, I was already looking away. I … Continue reading Please, Don’t Learn This Language