Miscellaneous

Is That You?

I love this quote, almost an explanation of writing, from James Baldwin’s 1955 Notes of a Native Son, “One writes out of one thing only—one’s own experience. Everything depends on how relentlessly one forces... Read More...

My Old Typewriter

I found my old typewriter the other day. It’s a Royal—gray with green keys. I don’t remember the exact Christmas or birthday that my parents gave to me, but it was when I was a teenager.

Get on the bus . . .

My sister reminded me the other day to think of life as a bus ride, and events or people (friends and enemies) as passengers . . .