Friend Rae has issued a challenge to write every day in April. I have accepted the challenge, and commit to fill the pages of this new journal with all-new material on the theme of vision, working just a little bit each day. I can’t wait. The practice will be good. I need to stay sharp. […]
All February we’ve been eying this sunshine warily– you’re lovely, we all stipulate, but what does this undeserved balminess portend? We’ve suffered through no serious winter: just enjoyed our oranges and lemons on perfect Saturday afternoons, in backyards and on patios since late January, Tasting uneasiness in the sour of our citrus: there hasn’t been […]
My first reading. January 5, 2012 at the Natsoulas Gallery in Davis.
The tortoise is what I aspire to. Methodical. Steadfast. Self-contained. I am no tortoise. I think of the lizards us kids would stalk and chase and hunt, not to kill, but to capture: live. To keep as a pet in a shoebox with some sand. Sometimes on those desert hikes you come […]