the bathroom window

"think spider webs" Read more

May 1, 2020 / writing / short


"I remember thinking: that's mine to take." Read more

December 16, 2019 / writing / short

Fort Greene Park

"My tears are john particles, slow marchers from the inside of my heart." Read more

November 10, 2019 / writing / short

In the backyard #2

"In and out, in and and out." Read more

August 9, 2019 / writing / short

Be Excellent to Each Other: Determinative Optimism in Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventures

"I choose to reject the idea that one mistake can change reality. I believe in a reality where the phrases, 'Be excellent to each other' and 'Party on' have a profound meaning. And I believe in a reality where the repetition of these words doesn’t diminish their meaning but strengthens it." Read more

January 9, 2019 / writing

My Biscuits That Rise Recipe

This is how I do make biscuits that rise and why I made them. Read more

January 5, 2019 / recipes / writing

We are standing in the middle of a broad, long beach.

"I feel helpless at Sapelo, though I don't think much of it. But when I face into it, I realize that I am only playing a role in a large system playing itself out. Everything big and small with and in a place and a direction." Read more

December 7, 2018 / writing

My dream is the same every night

"It is falling without moving." Read more

June 2, 2018 / shipkids / writing

Time Is Tiny Moments

"Life life life life life life life." Read more

September 26, 2017 / shipkids / writing

You Will Not Escape Sadness

"I need to tell you something. You will not escape sadness. You will find it, or it will find you." Read more

September 26, 2017 / shipkids / writing

Run Run Run

"It was like everything caught up with me all at once, like I'd been running and running and running, and suddenly my heart had slammed right back into my body." Read more

January 18, 2017 / shipkids / writing

Bad Advice

Some really bad advice. Read more

January 18, 2017 / writing

In the backyard #1

"But we left anyway." Read more

August 14, 2016 / writing / short


"When they were young, how our kids would slide down the stairs on their tummy and giggle. The smell of garlic and onions and dinner coming from that closed off kitchen. Kids on the floor amongst toys. The light shining in from the sun and moving across the floor as the day passed." Read more

December 2, 2015 / writing

On Leaving Indianapolis

On leaving Indianapolis, on ghosts, on memory, on dying, on almost dying, on life, on monuments, on moving, on late-night seances, on catacombs, on rabbit blood, on cities, on white guilt, on Mayor Greg Ballard, and on Matthew Theobald. Read more

May 23, 2015 / writing

License Plates

"Everything came from somewhere. Someone brought it here. Then someone chose to throw it up on the wall. All of that is intentional, a fundamental of design. So is this place designed, or not?" Read more

September 1, 2014 / writing

Lovers in Japan

"The day, exploded." Read more

April 26, 2014 / writing