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Monthly Archives: November 2014

Monterey Oak

Sun, 30 Nov 2014, 05:10 PM (-06:00)

  It was a beautiful day. Although the wind was windy, the sun was warm, and the sky was blue. In the afternoon, the leaves of the Monterey Oak glowed in the slanting rays of the lowering sun. An amateur brush such as this can’t hope to render the tree as it stands outside the […]


Sat, 29 Nov 2014, 07:16 PM (-06:00)

Don’t Ask. It’s Nothing.

Fri, 28 Nov 2014, 06:33 PM (-06:00)

24 nov 2014

Mon, 24 Nov 2014, 09:48 PM (-06:00)

Leaf Again

Sat, 22 Nov 2014, 12:55 PM (-06:00)

Because methinks one can never have too many leafez. (Your mileage may vary.)

Rosy Glasses

Fri, 21 Nov 2014, 09:17 PM (-06:00)

1. Manny stopped by my desk on his way out of the building. It was Friday. Not many people were left. “I remember the interview,” he said. Manny told me that he had wondered if the guy was for real. “Could anyone really be that chipper, that optimistic, energetic? He talked non-stop!” I was tempted […]

Leaf by Scribble

Fri, 21 Nov 2014, 08:17 PM (-06:00)

Le Guin

Fri, 21 Nov 2014, 07:12 PM (-06:00)

Ursula Le Guin stands at the podium to accept her award.  “We live in Capitalism,” she says.   She looks out at the audience and raises her eyebrows and shrugs just a little. “Its powers seem inescapable.” Here she pauses a moment and looks up again folding her arms on the podium. She leans forward. […]

Sit Down and Take a Stress Pill

Wed, 19 Nov 2014, 09:19 PM (-06:00)

Seeing the Forest in the Trees

Mon, 17 Nov 2014, 08:05 PM (-06:00)

Look hard. Do you see it? Over there behind the fungus peeking up from the mould at the base of that tree. Do you see it? Look harder. Squint your eyes. Do you see it? There’s a forest in those trees. photo: david hasan | central michigan | summer 2014