Archive for February2014

Fight Every Day

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I came across this fierce sliver of wisdom in Asheville’s Downtown Books & News.  It was perched beside hand-stapled zines of anarchy and rebellion, furious shouts for freedom alongside transgendered musings and short stories scribbled in pen.  I am so over self-help books, but this tongue-in-cheek Do-It Yourself Guide is more a philosophical framework, a […]

Browned Skin Girls & Belt Buckles

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One thing I love about the fire service is its deep tradition and emblems of  brotherhood.  Representations of our trade abound linking us all as a common tribe.  Generally, though, the figurative images tend to be white and male.  In America’s earlier days the Irish were fierce firefighters and I appreciate that, but as they […]