“Bending Arc” Does it bend far enough?

“Bending Arc” Does it bend far enough?

Janet Echelman named her 2020 sculpture “Bending Arc” to echo a quote Martin Luther King made famous, “The arc of the moral universe is long but it bends toward justice.” When Echelman researched St. Petersburg’s Spa Beach location for her new...
The Flamingo Lodge: Florida’s Mission 66

The Flamingo Lodge: Florida’s Mission 66

To find Flamingo using Google Maps, drop a locator pin where the beach meets Florida Bay. Follow the driving directions from Homestead, then fork off U.S. Hwy.1 and cut though 38-miles of palmetto scrub, traveling southwest until the road dead ends at two pink...
Tired Ol’ Bricks & Mortar Made New,

Tired Ol’ Bricks & Mortar Made New,

I’m welcoming 2019 with my newly published article in the Journal Wild Culture.  Artist Pitor Janowski’s works to reveal our physical world before gentrification makes it disappear.  He wraps large, familiar objects, such as trains and whole buildings, in foil to give...
Students explore poetry on campus Nature Trail

Students explore poetry on campus Nature Trail

I had two goals when I created “Poetry Spots” on the SPC Seminole campus where I teach in the heart of Pinellas County. First I wanted students to discover the little oasis of natural Florida tucked away on campus and connect that environment to Florida...