Splendid Folks

Splendid Folks

I had bug spray in my hair when I met some splendid people this weekend, and they never said a word. We lit a sweet campfire and heard coyotes sing as loudly as I've ever heard. Then dogs howled and the coyotes sang some more. We counted stars, toasted friendship and marshmallows, and Googled campfire [...]

The Old Man and the perfectly preserved Sea-side home

The Old Man and the perfectly preserved Sea-side home

Evidence of Ernest Hemingway's demons remains scratched into his bathroom walls and, for a moment, I had to look away. A journalist, then novelist, whose honest exploration of the human psyche (most often his own) earned him both a Pulitzer and a Nobel Prize, Hemingway courted specific details for his characters. I like details too, [...]