Archive for November, 2014

i never told you thanks enough

Thursday, November 27th, 2014

For a place to call home. for where we’ve been and where we’re headed. for family and for our roots, the places we come from and the little things that make us feel nostalgic, the scents and the textures and the tastes and the songs we know by heart. for friends, then and now, for [...]

on (too much) beauty

Tuesday, November 18th, 2014

“I am the sole author of the dictionary that defines me.” –Zadie Smith Recently, I saw Zadie Smith speak as part of a Visiting Writers series, and as she read from a new piece of writing, I found myself at the same time captivated and intimidated. Zadie is a polished force of everything lovely and [...]

withering world

Thursday, November 6th, 2014

Behold, in yon stripped Autumn, shivering gray, Earth knows no desolation, She smells regeneration In the moist breath of decay. ~George Meredith, “Ode to the Spirit of Earth in Autumn” First, a living thing must die. Just as autumn gives way to winter in order to bring forth the spring, all that is green and [...]