A new light.

I’ve never much cared for it, as I’d prefer a pepper, fern pineĀ or white birch tree to the carrotwood that’s in front of the house. But tonight I found new love for it. It recently received a haircut, and this evening it seemed to be standing more tall and proud than usual. It used to […]

Kill With a Smile

Billy Joel is one of my favorite musicians. The first concert I ever went to was one of his, and he’s responsible for my pre-teen love affair with the state of New York. I used to open up the encyclopedia and sketch the entire state, counties included. When a stray cat we took in ended […]

The Purple Path

They line the streets on my evening walk, and they’re nothing short of breathtaking. As the flowers fall, they float silently but deliberately until they meet the asphalt. At the second they come to rest, a faint, delicate pop is heard; it’s almost inaudible. I pass through patches of lavender snow, courtesy of the jacaranda […]