Tag Archives: Shelby

Hermes Helps Out

Hermes Helps Out This collection of poetry, Persephone’s Echo, is about the echoes of the past in both mythology and my personal life. This collection combines the Jungian archetype with Sylvia Plath like confession. It also combines the personal with … Continue reading

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The Lady in White

The Lady in White Halloween 1992 was different.  I skipped the Haunted Hotel, Trick or Treat and the Parade. It was a chilly October night when I took a stroll downtown in Shelby. I often took walks alone, exploring and … Continue reading

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Halloween Costumes

  Halloween Costumes When I was four my mother took a picture of me next to a scarecrow she’d made and placed on the porch. This was at our apartment on Broadway, so it must have been around 1979. I … Continue reading

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Gentrification

July 1, 2017 Gentrification Gentrification comes from the old French word genterise, which means “of gentle birth.”  The term refers to the process of renovating poor urban neighborhoods. Gentrification can be seen as an attempt to beautify or civilize the … Continue reading

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Yoga

Yoga I had read about Yoga in the late 80s and early 90s when it became popular, but I lived in a small town that was always behind the times, so there was never a class close by I could … Continue reading

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Kevin Smith

Kevin Smith I remember the first time I watched Clerks in 1995 quite vividly. The day was worthy of a Kevin Smith movie in my opinion. I’d spent the day with my friend Nikki. She’d told me that there was … Continue reading

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Utopia Is My Peace Project

Utopia Is My Peace Project Like Big Brother, Utopia follows the interaction between strangers as they’re thrust together, this time to form a new society. “The series offers people from all walks of life the chance to start all over … Continue reading

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