The Color of Summer

Just another fog-shrouded summer day in The Sunset. Spring is yielding to summer here in California and there’s no surer sign of that transition in San Francisco than the ubiqutous … Continue reading The Color of Summer

Tooth and Nail

I recently read Dr. Joel Salinas’ fascinating memoir Mirror Touch: Notes From A Doctor Who Can Feel Your Pain. It’s an expertly written account of a life shaped by synaesthetic … Continue reading Tooth and Nail

It’s Shocking

Original photograph by Valentina Sadiul, photo manipulation by CC Hart Imagine for a moment that you have a friend or family member who is hospitalized. This person has been through … Continue reading It’s Shocking


“The artist must bow to the monster of his own imagination”-Richard Wright According to the OED, my favorite writer’s resource, the word “monstrous” refers to not only a large, ugly, … Continue reading Monstrous