Catch-22

It’s been a long day of four days being out of town, again, this summer. And sitting down, looking out of the hotel window, I felt like writing a little. It’s been really difficult adjusting to my new position (and preparing for my permanent one for this Fall.) One of…

Summer Comes…

I took a hike today at the Cuyahoga Valley National Park by myself and brought some books to read along the way, including Anne Dillard. “An infant is a pucker of the earth’s thin skin; so are we. We arise like budding yeasts and break off; we forget our beginnings.…

Interstate

The other day I was driving through the countryside with the windows down, sun shining, music going and like many long drives, my mind began to wander and I felt the need to examine myself and some of the places I’ve been in life, as if I had to assert…