Moper. Dissembler. Writer. Teacher. Essays, stories in RiverTeeth, Missouri Review, CO Review, The Normal School, & many others. Notable BEA. https://t.co/w5hI25JVXT
Bitter Acres Chicken Ranch & Orchard. CO, USA
Joined on 13 April, 2010
Socialists like Bernie and AOC should take an hour or so and read some Wikipedia entries on successful companies: Apple, Amazon, Google, Costco, Walmart. They are all fascinating stories, and show what an amazing thing it is build something like them.
Replying to @Voodoo_Pork: Read about them on Wikipedia: a collaboratively edited encyclopedia by volunteers that shares collective knowledge worldwi…
Thanks to the New Ohio Review and their excellent editors for publishing this essay, in which I reckon with my ever-present longing for another life. The coda: I love my life as it is and also want a sheep ranch. The Art of Longing via @wordpressdotcom
Replying to @tqtyson: If you've ever wished you were living a different life (who hasn't?), you should read the latest from one of my favorite essay…
Exercises for a Nature Writer
Chronic pain has often kept me house & town-bound. I still make nature notes, but my finest times are when I can (for a while) rise early, range widely. This written from that - & as a keepsafe for times when my world slows & shrinks again...
🐺 Update : Our biologists have received notification back from a genetics lab confirming that 4 scat samples collected near a scavenged elk carcass in Moffat County in early Jan. came from wolves. It's the first official documentation of wolves in Colorado since the 1940s.
@wrefinnej @SemiEmily @thenormalschool @StevenWChurch Completely OBSESSED with this interview, as a fellow suburban writer fixated on place and family--obv I already have your book, Jenny, but I am placing an order for Emily's book ASAP!
So interesting to consider these books together. One theme for me is that both books, and all three of us, share this interstitial space: Midlife, middle of the country, midway between the natural and developed worlds.
#NCforWarren do your thing.
Is this your chicken?
It just walked into our office at 530 Merrimon to ask about fighting corruption, fighting for healthcare, and not nibbling around the edges of inequity like a chicken.
I'm serious tho I have your chicken
I'm dying—a chicken walked into our North Asheville office and laid an egg. 😂
If this is your chicken, please come and claim it, the office is growing attached to it.