My Fresno in Black & White

by Alisa

posted September 1, 2011

category Road Trip

       

Delta Wedding Family Tree

by Alisa

posted June 28, 2011

category Fiction

For Em, when she reads Delta Wedding, a favorite of mine by Eudora Welty, and which has a very confusing collection of characters.

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Shenandoah Road Trip

by Alisa

posted June 8, 2011

category Road Trip, The South

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New York Views

by Alisa

posted May 20, 2011

category Black & White, City

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I heard something about sandwiches & buttermilk

by Alisa

posted January 4, 2011

category Memories

Mom & I watched “White Christmas” a couple days ago, me for the 4th time in 2 weeks, and her for the 1st time in decades.  She loved it as much as I expected. Of course, it’s not really about Christmas at all, but is more of a redemption story for returning WW2 soldiers leaving […]

Savannah views

by Alisa

posted October 8, 2010

category Road Trip, The South

October 8 – 10, 2010 (as shot) Film:

Williamsburg Views

by Alisa

posted September 10, 2010

category Road Trip, The South

September 3 – 6, 2010

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Kentucky, Day 2 & 3

by Alisa

posted August 14, 2010

category Road Trip, The South

After church next to UK on Sunday, I had brunch at Jonathan’s, which is in the lobby of a wonderful historic hotel called Gratz Park decorated for a cigar-smoking good ol’ boy with horses, brass and marble. I was obliged to eat a chef-y version of Kentucky Hot Brown, a mess of meat and cheese […]

Kentucky, Day 1

by Alisa

posted May 30, 2010

category Road Trip, The South

Traveling in Eastern Kentucky along Highway 174 on Saturday, I pulled over to the side of the road because a run-down fence caught my eye.  There was a lady standing on the porch of a double-wide across a narrow blacktop road, and as I walked up the small hill between it and the highway to […]

NIT Tour: Day 3 & 4 (New York City)

by Alisa

posted April 20, 2010

category City

There is little to be said of New York that hasn’t already been done more eloquently & more authentically than I could, so I offer four thoughts: 1. Madison Square Garden is a purple and teal dump. 2. Roosevelt Island is a strange bit of history involving prisoners, madness, smallpox, Soviet-looking apartments, the teeniest lighthouse […]