One of the jobs of a writer is to throw light on our everyday struggles. In this essay, "Turning Off the Generator in a Snowstorm", off-the-grid, Northwoods writer Carol Dunbar describes her dealings with power.

In her essay, "In the Dressing Room", Jennifer Derrick remarks upon the passage of time - or maybe just resents it a little...

To spam or not to spam. That is the question. This week's poet, Jennifer Jesseph mis-mailed a poem and ponders it's future.

In her essay "Simple, Sacred", Serenity Schoonover runs us through her process for being there.

In her poem "A Man in an Illinois Tollbooth Called Me a 'Beautiful Woman' as I was Driving Away", Brett Elizabeth Jenkins makes a split second decision and lives the dream.