July Journal, ’22

Summer envelopes the world in a blinding scorch. Extremes that we who know something about wintering are not accustomed to. The city ablaze within a fog of sweat and concrete, slow and sparse signs of life. My days home from wandering must be strictly regimented — hour by hour with the scheduled task, whether obligatoryContinue reading “July Journal, ’22”

Colby College, Maine

View of campus dorm buildings from Dana lawn, during Great Books week (ink, watercolor) July 28th, 2017 This is my happy place, among many others. But this place is extra-special — where there is so much space and time to think about the books we have read, lift their words and passages into acute focus,Continue reading “Colby College, Maine”