The Gamut

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illustration by Carla Wilson

Dear Audience,

The Final Bow Read more

Nov 8, 2016 3:20 PM (330) Area Blog

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illustration by Carla Wilson

The Gamut: Little Voice

My quiet condition used to really bother me, but in recent years, I’ve come to accept some things about myself that younger me worried over, my voice among them. Read more

Aug 23, 2016 11:18 AM (330) Area Blog

Crazy Like A: The Gamut Jun 2016

Carla Wilson

Crazy Like A...

The Gamut: Halfheartedly Hunting the Predator Read more

May 27, 2016 11:05 AM (330) Area Blog

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Carla Wilson

The little dancing leaf, or, why complicate things? Read more

Arts & Entertainment

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Christa Allen

The Business of Busyness

I am a creature of habit. I suppose we all are, but my tendency to cling to repetitive action is, as far as I can tell, slightly more pronounced than the average Joe's. At times in my life, this character trait has been diagnosed as a "disorder." Read more

Apr 22, 2016 12:48 PM (330) Area Blog

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illustration by Carla Wilson

The Folly of Fighting Failure

Leaving room to get it wrong Read more

Apr 19, 2016 11:37 AM (330) Area Blog

I've spoken many times, within these pages even, of how I lack a "fixed notion of self." And by "spoken" I mean bemoaned, lamented, mourned.... For once, though, I want to try something new... Read more

Arts & Entertainment

Thousand Words

Carla Wilson

Thousand Words

Thoughts on the big picture Read more

(330) Area Blog

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Illustration by Christa Allen

The Symbolic Surface

Sighting a path paved in tabletops Read more

Jul 30, 2015 12:00 AM (330) Area Blog

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Christa Allen

Look the Part

A stray comment probes the question of essence. Read more

Jun 8, 2015 12:44 PM (330) Area Blog

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Illustration by Christa Allen

...but just watch this dad try. Read more

Arts & Entertainment

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Kevin Cletzer

I Like to Like

Though I think liking more stuff will be enough of a challenge, I think I’ll take my resolution one step further: If I like something, I want to be okay with others not liking it too. Read more

May 5, 2015 11:59 AM (330) Area Blog

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Christa Allen

Getting the Boot

The totemic value of dirty shoe leather. Read more

May 1, 2015 4:20 PM (330) Area Blog


illustration by Patrick Lowden

Eyes Bent Skyward

Finding answers written in the stars. Read more

Feb 24, 2015 2:32 PM (330) Area Blog

The Gamut: Home Fires

illustration by Christa Allen

Home Fires

Ruminations on an open flame. Read more

Feb 24, 2015 2:08 PM (330) Area Blog 1 Comments

To Autumn - A Carol of Harvest Remix

One writer's potentially annoying ode to the best season ever. Read more

Dec 12, 2014 10:58 AM (330) Area Blog

A Bird in the Hand

Celebrating an unsung hero: the idiom Read more

Aug 7, 2014 9:43 AM (330) Area Blog

Birthday Blues

The Life of Johnny Cash. Or, how I learned to appreciate earthly pleasures Read more

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Considering a Complicated Food Culture Read more

Arts & Entertainment

  • Look the part - Gamut Illustration May15

    Illustration by Christa Allen

    Look the part - Gamut Illustration May15

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