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ad for Leonard Cohen's New Skin for the Old Ceremony

Vacant by Allison Titus - From her book “Sum of Every Lost Ship”


Crow by Ted Hughes

This sign at an awesome bookshop.

High Windows by Philip Larkin

A Poetry Handbook by Mary Oliver: I bought A Poetry Handbook when I entered my first poetry-writing class as an undergrad. My professor was a notorious curmudgeon who didn't spare anyone's feelings and expected each progressive class in the term "to separate the sheep from the goats." I was determined...


Death of a Naturalist by Seamus Heaney


Ernest Hemingway

The Storytelling Animal: How Stories Make Us Human -Jonathan Gottschall “Human minds yield helplessly to the suction of story. No matter how hard we concentrate, no matter how deep we dig in our heels, we just can’t resist the gravity of alternate worlds.” Educator and science writer Jonathan Gottschall traces the roots, both evolutionary and sociocultural, of the transfixing grip storytelling has on our hearts and minds, individually and collectively.

The Beatles!


A PERSONAL FAVORITE ~ Stories are for those late hours in the night when you can’t remember how you got from where you were to where you are. Stories are for eternity, when memory is erased, when there is nothing to remember but the story. — Tim O’Brien, The Things They Carried

Shel Silverstein

Book shopping, Chicago-1940's

Dial M for Murder, dir. Alfred Hitchcock

Theatre=life❤❤ I met some the MOST AMAZING PEOPLE EVER in theatre❤ You know who you are and I thank you for everything.