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Yellow Springs News Blogs Section :: Page 9

  • BLOG — Silently, now

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    As the daughter of a Methodist minister, I learned early about the value of silence.

  • BLOG-Magic Carpet Ride

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    Artist Sharri Phillips lovingly invites us into her dreamspaces…beautifully cultivated realms brimming with grace, play, and goodness.

  • BLOG— Vote! Vote! Vote!

    Remember him? Independent John Anderson nearly won the 1980 presidential election ... in my elementary school.

    The first time I headed to the polls, I was six. It was 1980, a watershed year in national politics, and my elementary school held a mock-contest among the three candidates.

  • BLOG-All Hallowed Eve

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    Our children are vested in All Hallowed Eve…all amazement, all reverence…all in the name of very good fun.

  • BLOG — Book round-up, part 1

    Epic Books in Yellow Springs

    “McMafia offers a startling look at the rise of organized crime, specifically in relation to the fall of the USSR and the rise of globalization…Sasquatch: Legend Meets Science is an exhaustive scientific look at Sasquatch and what truths may be behind its purported existence…Elena Ferrante’s My Brilliant Friend is book one of a subtle, jarring, beautiful, and difficult series that chronicles a friendship in 1950s Naples.”

  • BLOG— Alive in Bechtlandia

    Bechtlandia at dusk. Photo from Loopnet.com.

    Finally, hunched over in supplication, I practically clawed at the next Docker-clad salesperson I saw and got the beautiful specificity of “aisle nine.” At that moment, no words in the English language were more splendid. Aisle nine. Possibly the world’s shortest, most perfect poem.

  • BLOG — Foolish mortals

    "Your cadaverous pallor betrays an aura of foreboding ... "

    The air is cooling, plants begin to wither and fade and more and more of the day is taken up by darkness. Halloween approaches.

  • BLOG-Once More Around the Block

    Lisa Goldberg at her Ceramic Studio

    The Yellow Springs Art Studio Tour and Sale had its fifteenth and final run this past weekend. I made sure to run the circuit and enjoy its many surprises.

  • BLOG — Flushed: the Fire Hydrant Story

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    “It seems like something is amiss when a hydrant is open because they are characters on the edge of the street, stolid chunks of metal that are part of a city’s impenetrable infrastructure..but opening hydrants is a routine part of city maintenance.”

  • BLOG— Leaf-fall morning

    The temple/missile effect. Tent Rocks National Monument, New Mexico, 2010. (Photo by Audrey Hackett)

    The world is always on the verge of being something else. Call it the temple/missile effect. I think the world’s drawn double, like an optical illusion.

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