Open City, by Teju Cole

A densely written novel with little action but tremendous awareness of one human being’s self-understanding or lack thereof. A devotion to art and music c...

Where are Your Fairy Doors?

Who Knew Whimsy Could Arrive in Middle Age? I’ve never been one for whimsy. So you can imagine what I might think about fairy doors, which are quite the r...

Ypsilanti: Fairy Doors of Normal Park

I took myself on a flaneur to take photos of the whimsical fairy doors of Normal Park, Ypsilanti. Normal Park is one of the oldest remaining residential areas i...

Terror Points the Way to Writing Fiction

 What the Future Looks Like From Here Is it providentially imprudent to begin a fiction career at my fifth decade? Terror points the way to writing fiction. The...