Would you guess that I’ve been meditating this whole time?
Read the rest of my article in Runner’s World.
“Lips and your beard and dark doorways
and the sense that I didn’t quite understand how the stars hung that way,
or the way we’d partied and drank Coronas
at a prison where men had languished and died in
feverish, dreamless solitude,
where they had locked up Al Capone until
time slipped on and on enough,
and suddenly we were drunk and shouting “Vive la France,”
eating cake a woman tossed to us from a mossy stone tower
in a pink Victorian dress.”
“…Just the feeling, in the suburbs, over coffee, over pavement,
that I didn’t know him at all,
and that I would cease to exist if I left him now.
Just the same old banal love story,
older than Europe and concrete and cuneiform,
that makes every country song a prophecy.”
Campfire songs, faded friendship bracelets and swimming in the lake — summer camp memories are the stuff of legends. It’s no surprise little ones all over the region are anxiously awaiting their first time away from mom and dad. Despite their initial excitement, that first separation can be tough on both parents and kids.
Local overnight camp experts gave us their best tips for coping with sleepaway camp blues… Read full article here.
I enjoyed interviewing Elizabeth Kennedy on both her medical issues and her creative process. Check out my latest post for Be Well Philly here.
Short piece on Councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown’s Noonwalk exercise initiative at City Hall for Be Well Philly on Philadelphia magazine.