“Home is where the heart is.” It’s such a well-worn expression we hardly think of what it means anymore. Some […]
Monica GraffAfter two decades of copyediting for scholarly publishers, I decided to put down my red pen and pick up a black one. Now I write essays, some of which have been published on various websites and in print anthologies.
Frog Fruits & Racer Snakes
The more I look at shells, snakes, and sand grains, the more I see how Mother Nature can take a theme and really run with it. I mean, have you noticed how common spirals are? Or how the top of a whelk shell resembles Romanesco broccoli?
It’s been hard to sleep lately. Not for the oh-so-obvious C-19 reasons, but because of the moon. The sky’s big […]
The Way of Wonder
What I don’t know these days is a lot. Actually, I’ve never known all that much, but when I was […]
A Tale of Two Totems
Two Wednesdays ago (or should I say lifetimes?), I met the Ladies of the Round Table for coffee at the […]
Well, readers, I had a fun little mystery to share with you this week, but then something happened.
Even with Covid-19 seeping across the planet, the sun still rises here on Dewees. And let me tell you, that […]
Fantasy Island, Part 2
Within minutes Judy responded to our request. Yes, she could show us the island, and, yes, she’d meet us at […]
Fantasy Island, Part 1
If we hear back by morning, do you want to go?” asked my husband, Chris. He was sitting in the […]