I turn my eyes to the moon and count to fifty. I lose track of the count and admire the craters. It must have looked impressive from here when the meteors hit there. I wonder if moon chunks flew through the atmosphere making a light show and embedding themselves in our dirt. "Janie, you're a … Continue reading Moon Over Michigan
I read an interesting story this morning in Long Reads. Rob Tannenbaum wrote well about Olympic athlete Stella Walsh. One sentence has stuck with me. It seems quaint now for a news station to debate whether or not to run a sensationalistic story. [sic] The Life and Murder of Stella Walsh, Intersex Olympic Champion - … Continue reading Quaint?
To change the world you are in, give to the world what you have. -Sister Madonna Buder I have this quote to offer today, and found the hard way that I should specify she means change the world for the better. Here she is in a Nike ad and an interview, where I got the … Continue reading Change
The creative habit is like a drug. The particular obsession changes, but the excitement, the thrill of your creation lasts. Henry Moore This is the "Draped Reclining Figure", a bronze at the Hirshorn Museum (part of the Smithsonian) in Washing D.C. Henry Moore has several other bronze sculptures in the Hirshorn sculpture garden. I have … Continue reading Pondering