Category Archives: Spring

The Unbearable Lightness Of Being (Or: The Purple Horses Of Appalachia)

Sometimes there’s just a feeling when you’re outside – you catch a scent on the wind, a sensation that’s intangible, undefinable. Its almost as if you can start to see the spaces between the atoms drifting apart, stretching the wavelengths of light through the very molecules in the air. You’re suspended, transfixed – caught in [...]
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The Proof Is In The (Blood) Pudding

Spring is here and it’s time to reach into the back of your closet and dust off the old wardrobe. How old? How about 1776. What can I say? Banyans, breeches, coats, cloaks, cravats – stockings, hose, leggings and tri-corner hats – I love it all. I had a 7th grade history teacher who was [...]
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April is the cruelest month, breeding Lilacs out of the dead land, mixing Memory and desire, stirring Dull roots with spring rain. -T.S. Eliot
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