I’ve logged more experience than most with simplicity and the complexity you discover inside simplicity, minimalism and asocial behavior, endurance and landscape.
Here is the truth: I think some deep wisdom inside me (a) sensed the stress, (b) was terrified for me, and (c) gave me something new and hard to focus on in order to prevent me from lapsing into a despair coma — and also to keep me from having a jelly jar of wine in my hand.
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Jeffery Beame lives in Chapel Hill, N.C.
Tom Bender is the editor of Rain magazine in Portland, Oregon.
Peter Carroll is the book review editor of the San Francisco Bay Guardian. He is the author of Puritanism and the Wilderness and, with David Noble, The Free and The Unfree: A New History of the United States.
Karl Grossman is the editor of an environmental news service in Long Island, New York. He teaches journalism at the State University of New York.
David M. Guy is a writer who lives in Durham, N.C.
Judy Hogan is the editor of Carolina Wren Press.
Lee Kravitz writes and takes photographs in Cleveland, Ohio. He studied English at Yale and spent two years traveling through Asia and the Mideast in a Land Rover.
David Manning is a writer who lives in San Francisco. He and his wife, Suzanne White Manning, present experiences in sound, light and movement with their non-profit dance/ theater company, “Delta Carnival.” It used to be called the “Synergic Theater.” He is the author of She Would Have Been a Taxi-Dancer, But He Couldn’t Hail a Cab.
Carl Mitcham lives in a small, intentional Catholic community in rural Kentucky. He teaches philosophy part-time.
Sy Safransky is editor of THE SUN.
Kathleen Snipes lives in Princeton, N.J.
Lorenzo Thomas is a writer-in-residence for the Arkansas Arts Council. His home is Houston, Texas, where he writes poetry, articles, and is involved in radio programming for KPFT-FM, the local Pacifica Station.
Kevin Vaughn lives in Raleigh, N.C. He is a former graduate student in nuclear engineering.
George Wald is professor emeritus of biology at Harvard University, where he has taught since 1934. In 1967 Wald won the Nobel prize in physiology or medicine.
LeaH Palmer Preiss is a free-lance artist from Lexington, Ky.
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