Strange Wednesdays: Eerie Entertainment

I'm eagerly awaiting the return of The Walking Dead this Sunday, and in the spirit of ghoulish and macabre entertainment, wanted to share a piece of flash nonfiction by fellow blogger Jeff Cann. Jeff's blog The Other Stuff features personal essays and creative nonfiction on topics including mental health, cultural commentary and parenting. Give him a... Continue Reading →


Muse of the Day

A good snapshot keeps a moment from running away. -Eudora Welty, author

Strange Acoustics: Take Me To Church

I find ballet dancers endlessly fascinating, because they have to merge being artists and athletes at the same time. This collaboration between Sergei Polunin and David Lachapelle is perfect showcase for the balance between both. The video was directed by Lachapalle and released in 2015 and is up to 22 million views on YouTube. It... Continue Reading →

Strange Places: Close to Home IV

The weather this week hasn't really matched the holidays here in Charlotte, it's been gray and foggy for both Mardi Gras and Valentine's Day. I can't say that I mind though. I love foggy mornings, they offer much more interesting photo opportunities as the sun slowly pushes through the gloom on my way to work.... Continue Reading →

Muse of the Day

I'd begun to realize that there was an unspoken predjudice among book-learned people, a secret conviction they all seemed to share, that life as we know it is an imperfect vision of reality, and that only art, like a pair of reading glasses can correct it. Ian Caldwell, The Rule of Four

Muse of the Day

Love is friendship that has caught fire. It is quiet understanding, mutual confidence, sharing and forgiving. It is loyalty through good and bad times. It settles for less than perfection and makes allowances for human weaknesses. Ann Landers, Advice Columnist

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