Issue 22

“I am a patriot of a singular geography on the planet; I speak of my country religiously; I am proud of its landscape.”

PRINCE OF TIDES, Pat Conroy

Stone Cold, Goofy, and The Godfather

Stone Cold, Goofy, and The Godfather

Ill-Informed Musings of a Man Who Has Hardly Ever Been South I am ashamed to admit that I am 41 years old and my only trips to the South (so far) have been childhood pilgrimages to Walt Disney World. That’s right: Not only have I failed to visit a Southern state not...
Hell or High Water

Hell or High Water

On the third day of the April rains, he left to check the fish mill. “That bitch,” as he called the river, was swollen and feisty with the flood. Left alone she’d burst the dams. He was not prone to sentimentality, but Kate could tell by the way he paused at the door...
Paradise

Paradise

I haven’t seen St. John’s Virgin Island now for several years, but the year I snapped this photo was a tough one. I was lucky to make the trip, and I am still grateful for the beauty this island never fails to give to the world. (Click on the image for a...