Category archives: Historical

Four Words

love the way that certain words on occasion take hold of my mind. This was especially common when I was in school. The first time was when I was in college taking a class in Cultural Anthropology. We were studying… continue reading »


he other day as I was driving home from work and Melissa Block‚Äôs voice from All Things Considered was taking over my car as usual, I switched my radio over to what I like to call my smooth tunes station:… continue reading »

Beginnings and Endings

his is not a photograph of my grandfather, but it could be. The old man in the photo that could be my grandfather wears black-rimmed glasses and a gold shirt and looks at the camera without smiling. On his knees… continue reading »