“Like a First Kiss” release and work with Alsina Publishing

It is with pleasure and gratitude that I announce my story "Like a First Kiss" has been published alongside many other great authors in Alsina Publishing's new app, Lingo Bites. Lingo Bites uses storytelling to teach language, so you can read my story and others in a variety of languages. "Like a First Kiss" began … Continue reading “Like a First Kiss” release and work with Alsina Publishing

Staff Orientation Week at Camp Skylemar

Maine is a wonderful place--save for all the mosquitos. It's lush with great green fields that expand deep into the horizon, pushing itself into the blue, blue coast. The days are bipolar, with rain and fog and wind one day and sun and heat and dryness the next. All this makes for an interesting climate, … Continue reading Staff Orientation Week at Camp Skylemar

Forgotten Flagstaff

I spent my last semester at Northern Arizona University working on my capstone project with a good friend and colleague, Kari Scott. Our project focused on "houselessness" in Flagstaff, Arizona. Forgotten Flagstaff is a result of months of reporting, chasing after houseless individuals, pestering law enforcement and facing ethical and moral dilemmas. As a person, … Continue reading Forgotten Flagstaff

Four Cornered Room Album Release Party at Firecreek Coffee

Photography: Sophie Mitrokostas Since Nov. 8, it has been impossible to have a decent conversation. Donald Trump is now President-Elect Donald Trump, and it appears that is all anybody wishes to talk about. This is not to say that conversations about this man should not happen. However, this is to say that conversations about this … Continue reading Four Cornered Room Album Release Party at Firecreek Coffee

It’s All Very Logical

The art of Ana Teresa Fernandez is provocative, no doubt. The first painting of hers that I saw was of a woman in a silk black dress using her hair to mop the shore of an ocean. Instantly, I was attracted. In her interviews she has mentioned her attraction to juxtaposition, to portraying elegant woman … Continue reading It’s All Very Logical

My First Hug in Flagstaff: or My Interview with Mural Mice

It was always a treat for me when we drove to my grandmother’s house in Los Angeles. My young mind found it like a suburban quest to the far-away home on Herbert Hill, like a tiny hobbit den in the shire. We'd follow the beaten and cracked Bifrost that is the 5 freeway, pass through … Continue reading My First Hug in Flagstaff: or My Interview with Mural Mice