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March, 2014

thomas' guitar | the 923 oak project
* arizona *

back in black

By On March 29, 2014

Remember Thomas from 923 Oak in Arizona? Remember his most treasured possession? (A guitar.) Do you remember WHERE it was? (A pawn shop.) It made me sad to know that his most… Read More

923 oak florida | the 923 oak project
* florida *

gravel driveways & comfort zones

By On March 21, 2014

I walk up the long gravel driveway to knock on the front door of 923 Oak Lane. Under the watchful eyes of two curious female neighbors, I figure there’s no turning back… Read More

$w1fT looking out at the Arizona foothills | the 923 oak project
* arizona *

meet $w1fT: 923 oak | arizona

By On March 17, 2014

These stories about $w1fT have generated a lot of heated conversation with some people who are very dear to me. They are worried about the content and tone of these posts; that… Read More

almost twilight in iowa | the 923 oak project
* iowa *

introducing 923 oak | iowa

By On March 13, 2014

  I am Waze-ing my way through northwestern Iowa to meet Faye and her family on a sleepy, snowy Sunday. It’s 1:59pm, one minute before our scheduled meeting time, and the female… Read More

illinois #923roadtrip | the 923 oak project

20 days in

By On March 8, 2014

Today marks the halfway point of my #923roadtrip. I’m 20 days into my 40-day journey, and I’m halfway across America. I’m staying out in the country in central Iowa, with my aunt… Read More

$w1fT's neighborhood | the 923 oak project
* arizona *

about $w1fT: 923 oak | arizona

By On March 5, 2014

Parental Advisory: strong language. Here’s a glimpse into my emails with $w1fT, shortly after our conversation on the hill. Date: 12.9.13 1:18 pm From: Kristin To: $w1fT Hey there — how are… Read More

$w1fT's hands | the 923 oak project
* arizona *

introducing $w1fT: 923 oak | arizona

By On March 3, 2014

December 2013 $w1fT leads me up a small hill behind the house. My shiny nude patent heels leave little  puncture marks in the soft ground  – a city-girl version of Hansel &… Read More