Old, beige, brick wall in sunlight

The other day in Orange - a town that’s halfway to nowhere - they threw a guy in prison for treason. The media had a field day with the story, and what did he do? According to one broadcaster he “painted Orange yellow.” A newspaper harked “Outrage in Orange,” calling for the reinstatement of capital … Continue reading Lovely

Don’t Pity the Cobblestones

Ancient cobblestones in Italy laid in radial pattern

Don’t pity the basalt block that resides underfoot in the cobblestone road. Horses and carts; buses and motorcycles have traversed these stones for centuries. And what are we, after all, without purpose? Pity instead the slab of marble. It was once a part of a living organism, residing on the bottom of the ocean. It … Continue reading Don’t Pity the Cobblestones