A slice of time with Zan

Unstructured time spent with a friend is so nice.

Manilows and Discussing and Signing

Tom had a bunch of Barry Manilows on his desktop. I don’t ask questions. That evening however, there were questions. They were about living and creating in Cincinnati. Zan led the gathering hosted at Joseph-Beth Booksellers and there were oodles of folks from The Cincinnati Anthology on hand to share perspectives. I don’t go to […]

City Flea

City Flea. May 17, 2014. Mental note: 1.) Ask Zan what a cup of tea and wheat penny means. 2.) Run idea by her about a new photo book called “Zanthology.”

The Cincinnati Anthology Literary Gathering

It’s real now. Tonight, at The Cincinnati Anthology Literary Gathering, I was able to get my paws on a real-life physical copy of the first book I’ve designed. That was a personal triumph, but the evening held lots more goodness. First, the setting at the Mercantile Library was perfect. I hadn’t been to this tucked […]

Editing the Anthology

My friend Zan has a gratifying enthusiasm about things. This manifests itself in lots of ways: her (excellent) photography, love of baseball, cat chaperoning, music appreciation, all sorts of writing, and a love for the overlooked places in our lives. She’d been working on an anthology and we talked about the possibility of me contributing […]