People change, and so do blogs

People change, and so do blogs

Posted by: on Aug 21, 2013 | 6 Comments

I am mildly compelled to explain my long writing hiatus, but let’s just say: I’ve been busy and move on. This is where I’m at today:

Symbolism

Symbolism

Posted by: on Nov 6, 2012 | 9 Comments

I’m sitting, knees to chest, in the sand at Turtle Beach. Everything is monochrome. Sky, ocean, beach; muted. The ocean heaves in slow motion and I watch the guys catching waves, also in slow motion. I paddled out and felt weak. I felt watched. Like I didn’t belong. The ocean herself displaced me. Spit me out. I have no fight in me today.

No Pressure

No Pressure

Posted by: on Sep 15, 2012 | 8 Comments

photo scott braun | soulovisual.com

I walk out on the pier. The sun cuts shadows into the cement in a way that seems to slow everything down. My eyes have to adjust to make out the guys in the water. It’s windy; I have to tie my hair back.

Debby Does Katrina

Debby Does Katrina

Posted by: on Jul 17, 2012 | 11 Comments

I meet Alexis in the Lido parking lot for the second day in a row. We drive. Tropical Storm Debby is churning up the ocean and pissing rain on everything. We get out to look at The Street and the ocean is a stranger, the seascape so heaving and unfamiliar I get a weird sense of vertigo as we stand in the rain on the beach.