Monthly Archive: March, 2016

She Took the Midnight Train Going Anywhere

You were once wild here. Don’t let them tame you. — Isadora Duncan It may have had something to do with the wild, wild wind that swept unexpectedly from the sky and lifted coils of my… Continue reading

i carry your heart in my heart

  (photos by David Collopy)   I met my love — quite unexpectedly — when I was given the last empty bed in a fully-booked hostel. “We didn’t get a bit of sleep all night,” Liam and… Continue reading

Journey to Mount Pinatubo

A journey to one of the prettiest natural landscapes I’ve ever seen. . .

Concerning the UFO Sighting Near Highland

  In the Midwest, Ohio or Michigan, you can get in your car and drive for miles without seeing anything of note, just farmhouses and fields of corn or wheat or soy or… Continue reading

A Rainbow of Demons

  Fantastical and oddly beautiful creatures, the ogoh-ogoh appear in Bali once a year. In spite of Bali’s renown for creativity, the local shops are heaped with identical made-in-China tchotchkes; however, these artful demons, carefully… Continue reading

Peronal Style: Tango in the Park

    One winter, many years ago, I danced Argentine tango on the well-worn wooden floor of Ann Arbor’s old grange. “You are an . . . experienced . . . dancer?” leads would… Continue reading