I don’t know why I’m out here
On worn-down tires and pitted
Chrome, red and yellow sparks
Flying in little comets from
Instead of guiltily shopping at the giant corporate stores and regretting it, rethink your spending habits and invest in small businesses, artisans and craftspeople, or just make gifts yourself.
Bringing you far away from the pavement and onto the back dirt roads of America, the Mallett Brothers Band’s country rock style emerges from the slow grown woods of Maine. … Continue reading
It was early afternoon on the festival’s first day when I felt the first rain drop fall. I was standing near the edge of the Bud Light Stage watching Brooklyn … Continue reading
What Do You Do If The Spirit Is Willing But The Flesh Is Weak? Telling Life Narratives About Addiction
I am sitting in a Church Basement. The room is stifling hot and very crowded. Right after I enter, the session leader shuts off the lights. The soft glow of a few tea light candles emanates from the table,
When I approached Joshua, 20, he seemed reluctant for an interview, but was going to give me a chance anyway. I asked him his age. His occupation. “Homeless,” he replied. … Continue reading
“And it is easy to slip into a parallel universe. There are so many of them: worlds of the insane, the criminal, the crippled, the dying, perhaps of the dead … Continue reading
On the boardwalk, English isn’t the first language you expect to hear; instead there’s a mix of a hundred different voices and tongues from all over the world. As I hear them speak words I don’t understand, I am reminded that they, too, are transplanted, and perhaps they come here too to find a bit of home.
Eight Chinese college students gather in a small room, surrounding a table.
Lights are turned off. Candles are lit. Cards are distributed.
Pictures of women have always held a special place in the world of gender politics. A photographer’s portrayal of a young model is always wrought with analysis regarding the possession, … Continue reading