Here’s a fantastic video about my Great Uncle George and the Erwin Nine. s&s erwin 9 from john becker on Vimeo.
As a child, I was terrified of fire. After a fire marshal came to my elementary school to teach us basic fire safety, such as having a plan and using stop-drop-and-roll, I doubled down on my fear. I slept on the side of the bed closest to the door, in case I needed to run […]
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Every once in a while, as a child, you encounter a book that becomes part of your own narrative. When I Was Young in the Mountains by Cynthia Rylant was one such book for me. It details the daily life of a girl growing up in the Appalachian Mountains—she tells of her days spent swimming in the […]
The big boards are up! Visit Gather : handmade shoppe & Co. : in Fountain Square Mall here in Bloomington to see them in real life.
I just got the delivery of this year’s xoxo press holiday cards! They will be up on Etsy soon but will also be available in Gather, here in Bloomington.
A repost from Inkblot Editing. Since Wednesday is Veterans Day, we want to remember those who have bravely served our country. Sometimes writing about war experiences helps veterans better understand what they went through. For instance, Rachel’s great uncle George Hatcher (who turned ninety-five this year!) served during World War II. His plane, the poetically named Delayed […]
The other night, Casey and I watched Lawless, a film set during Prohibition in rural Virginia. In one of the scenes, Shia LaBeouf visits a church service wherein the congregants are sitting in a square—in parts—facing one another, and singing. Based on the strong rhythm and the arrangement of people, I could tell they were using shape […]