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Yellow Springs News Blogs Section :: Page 4

  • BLOG— Refusing to bend

    This stream makes it look easy...

    Suppleness, or its lack, is on my mind, and not just because the world is experiencing its annual arteriosclerosis. Change, any change, triggers in me a sort of panic.

  • BLOG— YS BBQ up close and personal


    “I was raised around barbeque. My father barbequed all the time. He gravitated towards food – he was a gourmet cook and he taught himself a lot of his skills. I grew up crawling underneath the seats in a restaurant that served barbeque.”

  • BLOG— The ends of things

    Cornfield along Fairfield Pike, Labor Day 2015

    It’s 90 fierce degrees outside, but summer is done. Labor Day arrives to wake us from the green dream.

  • BLOG-Up and At ‘Em


    We camp. We make fire. We rise with the sun.

  • BLOG — 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.”

  • BLOG— 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”.

  • BLOG — 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.”

  • BLOG— 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.