And now, a brief word from Zora Neale Hurston

“… and they ran. The gushing water ran faster. The great body was held back, but rivers spouted through fissures in the rolling wall and broke like day. The three fugitives ran past another line of shanties that topped a slight rise and gained a little. They cried out as best they could, ‘De lake […]

…and Spring.

Arguably, it’s the most inspiring time of the year. Especially once the early-season dust devils have huffed their way across that wide blue yonder and we can set our heads (and hair) upright again. That part of the season when the weather steadies up a bit and the flowerbeds fully commit to the lively listings […]

Paraphrasing “Poet”

The other day, I was having a getting-to-know-you conversation with a new acquaintance via text messaging, which presents a certain amount of social handicap in and of itself. The conversation was actually going fairly well until it got to the so-what-do-you-do-for-a-living point. This one is always a tricky point for me, as I’ve tended toward […]