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Yellow Springs News Blogs Section :: Page 2

  • Yarn Registry – a stand-up guy doing stand up comedy

    Rew 2

    “I’ve done hundreds of stand up sets. I was probably on stage between one hundred and two hundred times per year. I was just living for it. You do comedy and there’s nothing else. I basically had an eight-year-long adventure.”

  • Block party, circa 1984


    Time was wrinkling. I was leaving one party and stepping into another, long past.

  • BLOG-Inside Kindergartener Out

    open house

    “How was your day?” is a question with a complicated honest answer. My five year old now understands the utter inadequacy of “I’m fine”.

  • Yarn Registry – interview with a smoking octopus


    “I take off about one day a week. Other than that I enjoy being here. My fiancée and I run it together. When I’m away from it for too long, I feel weird. If you love what you do, you’ll never work a day in your life.”

  • Green mountains, Yellow Springs

    Color circles

    I confess: I had a brief romance last summer. With Vermont. Not the whole state, just one or two towns.

  • BLOG-Persist


    I love a good book. I cherish a good library.

  • Perseid report: what we didn’t see

    What we didn't see: High-drama skies like the above shot of Perseid in Cassiopeia, August, 2014. Photo by John Flannery.

    We were peering into the universe — back through time, as my grandfather loved to tell me when I was a girl.

  • 9000lbs of sprouts: interview with a bean sprout proprietor


    “Raising sprouts isn’t something I ever saw myself doing, but isn’t that how most people end up in life – not really doing what they thought they were going to do?”

  • BLOG — Toy paradise

    The act of a true miscreant.

    “What do you want for your birthday?” I asked my daughter. The answer was bliss for me.

  • BLOG-And Then There Was Light

    How many Methodists?

    How many Methodists does it take to change a lightbulb?