Hello

Well. This blog thing is going to feature some photos of squirrels and some essays to help me work through some stuff. And it's going to be nice and fun and maybe we'll all learn something.

Joan Mitchell Almost Became a Realist and Thank Goodness She Didn’t

This is part of a series of quick, mostly unedited, short stories I am planning to do this year. The idea is, I go to a museum, pick a painting or a sculpture or a something, and then quickly write a story while standing or sitting in front of it. Like gesture drawings, but for … Continue reading Joan Mitchell Almost Became a Realist and Thank Goodness She Didn’t

Mad At Myself

Over the weekend we went to Providence for a friend's birthday party. We hadn't seen these friends in a while, because apparently every few years I need to go into a self-imposed witness protection style hibernation in which I don't speak to or communicate with people I care very deeply about for YEARS. Literal years. … Continue reading Mad At Myself