Category Blogging

With You, in a Box

In the round-about way this webby world provides, because Pete Seeger died this week, we found last night over dinner a YouTube of him singing with a lanky, awkward young Johnny Cash and June Carter. From there came more June…

BLAH BLAH BLAH

I’ve tried a half dozen times this morning to find a way to post something here without giving myself the dry heaves. Maybe this 11th anniversary of Fragments this week represents a titer of blogging antibodies such that I am…

Unilateral withdrawal

… But hoping for bilateral re-entry again by Christmas time. Thinking back to the surgery on the left hand a year ago April: at least for the first several days, I’ll have to keep my arm elevated to shoulder height…

It Takes a Village

…to write a blog. Or so I once thought. And still remember. And perhaps that is some of what I’ve been missing, as some of the other yesterday-bloggers fondly recall and also miss. When the blog held the energy of…

Blogging Alone

Okay you people. Your feedback on yesterday’s post hijacked my before-coffee musings this morning and carried my keyboard fingers in another direction than the one I overheard them talking about all night long. And I tend to give them free…

Aging Gracefully: Old Churches #5

Okay. This’ll about do it for the churches series. I have a few more but I’ll move on. This is an abandoned church about which I know very little, historically. It once might have been associated with a “mission” up…

Blogging Workshops in Montgomery County

  I hope to have more details soon, but in the remote chance that some Fragments readers might be interested, get out your calendars. I was offered the opportunity to speak about blogging. The subjective experience, the risks and benefits,…

A Lot of Creatures Celebrated in Ten Years

“Mute, slow-moving, rhythmically graceful. Enshrined in armor, room after room–a train of identical cars passing slowly at my feet, Ancient. unchanged through cataclysmic extinctions, feeding on natures left-overs without complaint. Unfamiliar feared crawling repulsive to many, wonderful in symmetry, marvelously hinged, hidden.” From Fragments…

Sunday Brunch

Do come by and say Hello (and as much as I hate how pathetic it makes one sound to ask) please LIKE FREDFIRSTGOOSECREEKPRESS, my new gangly page at Facebook. And if you do, you can access an exclusive Goose Creek Press…