Curiosities

The Tiger in Harlem Who Helped Me Heal

All the buildings I walked by each day and thought nothing about now seemed like they contained the answers to questions it hadn’t occurred to me to ask.

Feb 26, 2019
Take You Me For a Sponge?: How My Marriage Survived Illness and Caregiving

Sea sponges lack heart, lungs, and the ability to move. They perform their ancient tasks because they must.

Jun 06, 2018
A Living Time Capsule Shows That to Be Human is to Be Wild

Most time capsules are enclosed underground, but this one faces the world.

May 21, 2018
The Ways Things End

The end is always near. How do we challenge finality in our daily lives and in our art?

Oct 19, 2017
In Praise of Stripes

Zebras and tigers, candy canes and barber poles, bumblebees on awnings!

May 05, 2017
El Hugé

A twelve-hundred pound pumpkin threatens California-area teenagers.

Apr 06, 2017