On March 15

On March 15, in Cleveland, we celebrate 35 degrees and dry sidewalks by playing outside all morning, and again in the afternoon. We bike the block in mittens and fleece, and with numb fingers push dried peas into peat pots filled and dampened on the stoop. The former snow bank, now melted, exposes pink-dressed Barbie headless …

Sweet June

Got word today that I’ve been given a little help to get to the amazing Glen Workshop East in June. Hungry and thirsty for just that kind of refreshment. Here’s hoping all the rest of the arrangements fall in place. I once tagged along for Italian in Grand Rapids with Scott Cairns, Brian Volck, Denise …

Second Helpings

Molech’s Second Helping/Vigil on the National Mall April 11, 2013 Dusty crosses, crescents, stars mark graves imagined,not scattered across the country as they arebut all in one placeunder one sunburning down this April day on the heads of the makers of the laws of thisOne nation under god (which god?)on whose altar we keep sacrificing …