leaving las cruces.

life springs eternal. the land between las cruces and silver city is that of my favorite variety. high desert. mesas and rocas and creosote. the unabashed blue. the art of subtlety. something i have yet to master. and not to mention the sun (oh. my. love.).over the...

roswell.

no abductions took place during my brief visit to roswell.  none that i know of, anyhow.   i’m not sure how i actually feel about aliens, but their publicist does great...

dear texas:

though i don’t always admit it in public, i have a special place in my heart for you. i truly admire your self esteem. if you were england, i would call you brazen, bawdy. believe me, i’ve seen your wildflowers in the springtime and i like a good...

books.

i will never pass up a used bookstore. this is one of the finest. the dickson st. bookstore in fayetteville, arkansas. truly, i put it even higher on my list than the strand (nyc) and powells (pdx). shelves to the ceiling. labyrinthine isles. nooks and annexes. and,...