A short story. GREG Claire was quiet. She didn’t talk much in 5th period Chemistry. They were lab partners, but Greg couldn’t quite bring himself to joke with her like his other classmates. He barely spoke to her acutally. She just seemed so unwilling. Almost like she hoped he wouldn’t try to engage. The assignments … More Chemistry
It was too good not to capture. The perfect neon lights all around the night market. Giving diamond highlights to the swirled edges of my rapidly liquefying treat. A tiny frozen moment in a whirl of activity. Textures
Somehow, between the WordPress app and the website…I unintentionally deleted a blog post. It seems a little thing. A water under the bridge moment. The post was live and published for a few days. Perhaps I, in my typical habit, have been overthinking the situation. But it seems significant somehow. The perfect storm of circumstances … More Impermanent
When did gender become such a complicated topic? As children you never questioned your friends about it. You just enjoyed each others company. You didn’t stop and say…hmm his face is kind of soft…is he a real boy? You just went to mall. Practiced with the team. Played tag at the park. Why as adults … More Freedom
This post could technically be titled A Book Review. However, I don’t think the book needs my help. This isn’t about the merits of the work or the talent of the author. This is about my experience. I as an individual will experience creative works differently than another person might. I rarely consider popular opinion … More Finding the Hooded Merganser
She sat. Lost deep within the story. Spinning into the fantasy of her imagination. She was a fierce warrior in a faraway kingdom. It was her destiny to battle the greatest evil the world had known. Her great adventure would save the innocent and bring on the happily ever after. Her path had not be … More Just a teaspoon…
I recently traveled for the first time to Portland, Oregon. I was staying with a childhood friend while attending the annual NCECA Ceramics Conference. When I noticed this very dangerous section of sidewalk through the rainy car window I couldn’t resist capturing the hazard in a photo. Beware. Danger!