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Yellow Springs News Blogs Section :: Page 6

  • BLOG— Scenes from an interview

    Eyes wide shut? The northern saw-whet owl is a fierce sleeper. Photo by Albert Herring for the Superior National Forest, MN.

    She paused. I paused. Ross seemed to read my mind, or my raised eyebrows. “Yup, raw fish in the blender.” It was an ordinary kitchen blender, I saw later. Perfect for fish frappes!

  • BLOG-Sweet Embellishments

    exquisite plate of tomatoes

    We indulge in Summer’s last splashing pleasures.

  • 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

    Food

    “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

    dreamer

    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

    wrinkleintime2

    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

    Smoking-Octopus-Sarah-2

    “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.”