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here in California

When I graduated from college, a former teacher from high school gave me an album by Kate Wolf as a gift, and I had never heard it. He was apologetic, hoping it was not too country for me. This song “Here In California” always has stood out to me as beautifully true about love, but […]

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new Sufjan Stevens song Sugar

Hopefully an artist leads you to a new place.  Hopefully they take you by the hand and are kind to you.  I always think a good poem teaches me how to read it. Sufjan Stevens is my favorite, and I’ve let him lead me to some weird places.  He can do a lot of different […]

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brilliant mycelium

I’m a fiend for mushrooms.  They are gorgeous, can remediate polluted soil, are their own kingdom.  Lots of people think mushrooms are plants, but they’re their own thing. They can be delicious; they’re one of my favorite foods.  And one of my favorite things to find in nature–in a forest, in a bag of soil, […]