Tag Archives: students

It’s never really over

E.E. Cummings canvas over my writing desk                                Photo: Catherine Keefe i carry your heart with me (i carry it in my heart) I first met … Continue reading

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I was here

As you head off into the world to explore somewhere new, think about how your presence might alter the space. Fall. Peace.     Trabuco Canyon, CA                           … Continue reading

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Sneak peek

Writing About Place syllabus is almost ready to launch. Trabuco Canyon, CA             Photo Credit: Catherine Keefe The course is inspired by this Joan Didion quote from The White Album. “Kilimanjaro belongs to Ernest Hemingway. … Continue reading

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Seasons

Summer officially cedes to autumn. Tans fade. Half squeezed sunscreen bottles coagulate with dried lotion and California sun dips on the horizon just enough to cast long shadows during my early evening hike. Yesterday a coyote shadow crossed the trail. … Continue reading

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Every day a beginning –

Every day an end. Photo Credit: Catherine Keefe If I tell you this is Laguna Beach, California you see sunset. If you imagine this as Surfside Beach, South Carolina, you see dawn. Writers frame with perspective and vantage point, but … Continue reading

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Give it your best shot…

I respectfully forward you a note from the illustrious editor of Calliope, Chapman’s own art and literary magazine specializing in the work of undergraduates. Note the deadline to submit is Friday, March 15. Seven days from now. Hurry! Go see what … Continue reading

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Things I always miss

Inside jokes. Free throws. Students when the semester ends. Photo Credit: Catherine Keefe

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