Scuffalong

Clear green water, tulip poplars, sepia photographs, Japan, creeks, metaphors, etymology, hand-lettered signs, holding things in my hands, old things, pocosins, passports, the sound of Portuguese, clean lines, muted colors, pomegranates, Mountain Dew in a can, Mount Olive-brand sour pickles, Havana, country roads, country wisdom, turns of phrase, hot sunshine, Sharpies and Uniballs, gods of the crossroads and protectors of travelers, small groupings of similar things, children on their birthdays, serendipity, ancestors, lists, Polaroid pictures, pedicures, back stories, Sapelo Island, soaking tubs, a hard massage, privet blooming at roadside, sliced ruby-red tomatoes sprinkled with salt, blackberries, wild cherries and hogplums, sensitive singer/songwriters, Orion and the Evening Star, Wikipedia, maps and atlases, nostalgia, New Orleans, slow winks, slow grins, scuppernongs, drawls, the long curve of an inner thigh, the warmth held in the hollow of a neck, a warm palm in the small of my back, the taste of salt on a collarbone, learning, grace.

Sep 8
Santo Martín de Porres. Templo Santo Domingo, Oaxaca.

Santo Martín de Porres. Templo Santo Domingo, Oaxaca.


Sep 7
Oaxaca.

Oaxaca.


Aug 11
All damn day. New Orleans, Aug 11.

All damn day. New Orleans, Aug 11.


Kingdom Cuts. Near Edgard LA, Aug 11.

Kingdom Cuts. Near Edgard LA, Aug 11.


Caire & co. Edgard LA, Aug 11.

Caire & co. Edgard LA, Aug 11.


Cripes. New Orleans, Aug 11.

Cripes. New Orleans, Aug 11.


Aug 10
Clouds and shotguns. Donaldsonville LA, Aug 10.

Clouds and shotguns. Donaldsonville LA, Aug 10.


Saint Joseph’s Society. Donaldsonville LA, Aug 10.

Saint Joseph’s Society. Donaldsonville LA, Aug 10.


Saint Roch chapel. New Orleans, Aug 9.


Quoi? #goodbeer #badfrench

Quoi? #goodbeer #badfrench


Good eating. New Orleans, Aug 9.

Good eating. New Orleans, Aug 9.


Aug 9

Shamrock Tavern. New Orleans, Aug 9.


Jul 7
Along the high road to Taos.

Along the high road to Taos.


The New Mexican. Chimayo NM, Jul 6.

The New Mexican. Chimayo NM, Jul 6.


General store. Chimayo NM, Jul 6.

General store. Chimayo NM, Jul 6.


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