Writing & Wanderlust
A few days before the summer solstice, I traveled with a group of women friends to the island of Nantucket for my first visit. We stayed at the Star of the Sea hostel near Surfside Beach, a 20-minute bike ride … Continue reading
BE-TRAY-AL swimming through the deep waves breaking.
JP Reads, first launched in the fall of 2012, is a community-wide literary celebration that joins together the Jamaica Plain (JP) neighborhood of Boston to read a single book by hosting an author talk, varied events and shared discussions addressing … Continue reading
“In October, we moved into a larger apartment in a triple-decker on a treeless, trash-strewn block miles from any hope of gentrification. With no furniture to fill the empty spaces, we stacked your books to make a coffee table and … Continue reading
“Sonam’s village is nestled in a steep valley beside a river pregnant with monsoon rains. Dogs, children, and chickens tumble over each other between narrow rows of houses. The Himalayas hide behind the clouds.” Excerpt from “Namaste” by Debka Colson. … Continue reading
All photos are by Tara C.L. (age 15) and are copyrighted with all rights reserved.