Monthly Archives: January 2015

Spice Ace

Dying Easter eggs. Sipping Squirt and tequila at the kitchen table, a friend’s mother stirring a pot of mole, wisps of steam curling around her face. Limp petals clinging to thorny branches knocked about in the gray fall winds. Pizza! I zip from shelf to shelf, inhaling deeply. Thick summer twilight, mosquitos whining eeeeEEeeEeEEE, and […]

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Road Trip! Fitzgerald Marine Reserve

I combed. I scoured. No octopus. It was midday and the sun was bright, without even a wisp of a cloud overhead. The shy, nocturnal octopus likely wouldn’t be making an appearance. Still… * I hopped from a pitted, rocky outcropping onto a soggy patch of sand, eyes never lifting from the still, shallow pool […]