Jogging with Sol

I stir. With eyes closed, I can tell it’s still dark out. I turn over, but it’s no use. I’m awake. The Sun still has its night cap on. It gets to hit the snooze button and gather the horizon around its shoulders while I rise. Groggily, I wonder, When did the Sun get to […]

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An Artist’s Place

A prevailing wind that many authors and artists must navigate these days is the notion that they should shut up and entertain… that art should not be political or delve into sociological concerns. In wrestling with this, I think about the popularity of the Little Rascals and Shirley Temple during the Great Depression. The need […]

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The Political Cirque

July 22, 2016 Saw Cirque yesterday and it was a fine show full of contortionists, daredevils, jugglers and clowns. I was really impressed by the sets, props, and costumes. Really great craft. If you’re into steam punk you’ll get a bonus thrill or two. As I got in my car, I turned the radio to […]

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