The reading public reading in public
May not be suitable for all ages. Includes graphic images of people engaging with print matter.
I was a constant
Introverted, socially awkward man attempts street photography
Includes images of musicians, a street chef, and some complicated pants
My preferred subjects, as a photographer, have been landscapes,
When You’re Done Here, Read Some E.B. White, But Not “The Elements of Style”
Includes some literary name-dropping, references to Shakers and weasels, and consideration of arteriosclerosis in turtles.
The writing life has its
Book report for August 2023
This was not supposed to be the next communiqué from my joggled mind. But an essay on politicians raising their
Alaska III — Abodes
Includes used tires, Joe McGinnis, one mention of the autism spectrum, and a devil dog.
I choose to live in
Do not ask for whom the coal rolls
Includes modifications to truck exhausts, two appearances by a guy in a Tesla, and Bedtime for Bonzo
For the last
Alaska II — Ice
Includes compression of air bubbles, misattribution of Rayleigh scattering, seal sex (not much), and fizzing glaciers.
A few years ago,
The book report for July 2023
Includes baffling poetry and one very patient poet, some lively essays, and the latest from a master.
Surprised myself by
Writing is hard? Really? Try being a roofer. Or a single mom.
Includes the pain of dancers, a mention of f-stops, and the first ever appearance in this newsletter of Kalamazoo, Michigan.
My thing with windows and peeling paint
Includes portals, paint, denial of any voyeurism, mention of cadmium yellow, and the figure 8,235,377
I first made