july 26, 2018

“Find a place inside where there’s joy, and the joy will burn out the pain.” ~ Joseph Campbell     It’s not out of the ordinary to find a volunteer pansy peeping through a sidewalk crack around campus. It’s far less ordinary to find a stalk of corn growing in an ivy bed at Transy. Nevertheless, that’s exactly what I found. You gotta hand it to Mother Nature’s tenacity. She

january 28, 2014

“Celebrate the odd and eccentric people in your life.” ~ Dr. SunWolf I might be that odd and eccentric person your mother warned you about. I had the occasion to pass the doomed greenhouses again, except this time, I investigated. The temp might have been -4°, but I needed a closer look. I snapped until my fingers went numb. It didn’t take long. What a lovely, and kind of sad,