Monthly Archives: October 2010

Conversation with Grandma Davis

Today, on her birthday, I called my grandma, and enjoyed a wide-ranging talk about the family gossip, literature, magazines she reads (The Smithsonian and National Geographic), television, writing, her hearing aids, and handicapped accessibility.  As usual, I enjoyed her witty … Continue reading

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On Contradiction

I read this passage today in David Jauss’s excellent book on the writing craft, Alone With All That Could Happen, in which he quotes Simone Weil: ” ‘We are only certain,’ she says, ‘about what we do not understand.’ The … Continue reading

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Traces of Tralfamadore

Traces of Tralfamadore Farm, an installation piece that found a home in 2008 at the Davison Gallery of Roberts Wesleyan College, arose out of an apprenticeship with fiber artist and farmer, Nancy Slye.  I’m working on an essay linking the … Continue reading

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