Nostalgia Study Musing 4: Passage

Passing Strange, a Broadway theater production also immortalized in film by Spike Lee, tells the story of a young African American man, a single son of a single mother, from an affluent Black community in the suburbs of L.A. The play opens when Main Character is in his teens and suffering severe disgust with just... Continue Reading →

Nostalgia Musing 3 – regarding l’amour – continued and done, as we know it

LISSA'S VERSION “the few people who have truly passed through us and us through them, until the dreams, images, memories are past sorting out, these people become precious links to our continuity.” -Gail Sheehy My nostalgia had been acting up all summer, coloring my escapades with love, sex, and life choices.  I had recently ended... Continue Reading →

Nostalgia Study, Musing # 2: Love

They gathered at the house in the woods. Three women, friends now for nearly twenty years. They had met in high school – still children, really – but when they remembered back, it didn’t seems so. They seemed always to have been marvelously the same as they were still. In the time since then, two... Continue Reading →


Everywhere, as far as the eye could reach, there was nothing but rough, shaggy, red grass, most of it as tall as I was… As I looked about me I felt that the grass was the country, as the water is the sea. The red of the grass made all the prairie the color of... Continue Reading →

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