One of Us

One of Us

I lived in Madison Wisconsin for about twelve years. During that time, I spent seemingly endless hours riding around on the Madison Metro bus system. Typically, I could get to my destination more quickly on my bicycle, but traffic was less terrifying, rain was less...
Canticle of the Summer Heat

Canticle of the Summer Heat

I don’t tolerate summer weather very well, and pretty much everyone within earshot knows it. And yet, for some odd reason, I continue choosing to live without air conditioning. Odder still, I can’t really come up with an answer when people ask me why I don’t just go...
An Eclipse Story

An Eclipse Story

Last summer, I got caught up in EclipseMania.   It started unremarkably enough at about 12:05 pm in front of Papa Manzo’s most excellent pizza joint in Greenville, Kentucky.   As my friend Eva and I stepped onto the sidewalk outside of Papa Manzo’s, we...