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Chasing Down Expression

Intentions and ramblings and letters for you.

This blog is a collection of memoir style essays meant to deliver high saturation vignettes and vivid sensory experiences.  A place where writing can witness to life and to living.  A toast to the pursuit and practice of Chasing Down Expression.

 
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Walking Through Walls

If I wanted to time travel I would start by looking in familiar places where time is easily found. Libraries. Pawn shops. Public...

Shark Tooth Island

Shark Tooth island is changing in the water. Somewhere in the Potomac River just feet away from the border between Virginia and Maryland....

The Gods of Good Idea

I take a picture of the sky when I have a good idea. This is not a metaphor. It’s a habit. It started one night when I stumbled into a...

Rust and Shine

Eventually you will need to act in the way of your ancestors. Moving slower and firmer and closer to the ground. Carrying a cadence of...

We Done Cracked the Moon

I had a dream that the moon fell from the sky. It was not catastrophic or noisy at all. In fact, it made no sound and it fell the way a...

Strangers at the Water

The people assembled as if the ocean called them. I was wordless and transfixed in my humble beach chair. The rain and wind of the past...

The Mini Dog

I have a funny little dog. Most of the funny parts about her that annoy me terribly also remind me of myself. It is a kind of canine...

Southside Snow Angel

Just behind Southside Elementary School there is a sweet little park. Backstops articulate where baseball diamonds are hidden under snow....

All Things Elemental

Great birds fly in perfect motion suspended above me in the wind. Today they are vultures, but I've seen eagles here before. Exhibiting...

Go Down to the River

If I push the blankets off, leave my bed, and walk out the bedroom door it's just 15 paces to the hearth. From there it's 10 paces out...

 

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