Raised on Champagne
Last month I got to interview Jim Clendenen, the famously free-spirited “mind behind” Au Bon Climat and an icon of the New World. It’s fair to say that it was a fun day at the office. 10 more words
1 month, 4 weeks ago
A New Suit of Clothes for the Wild Boy. By Julie Kwiatkowski Schuler.
Inspired by all the stories of “wild boys” supposedly raised by animals then domesticated and put into traveling circus shows. 12 more words
3 months, 1 week ago
Painting in progress.
3 months, 2 weeks ago
Work in progress.
More work in progress today.
Our throat is filled with unending pressure. Each swallow becomes more difficult. We watch the wall to end us and then remember a boy with brazen glances. 37 more words
6 months, 1 week ago
James Reads Books
On January 8, 1800, a wild boy emerged from the French forest of Aveyron. He had been spotted several times, and twice captured over several years, but he had always escaped before. 987 more words
8 months ago