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are you ready to meet the people of 923 oak?

By On December 17, 2013

This little idea started merely as curious speculation. Passing by people’s homes, warmly lit from the inside as day turned to dusk, wondering who was inside. What were they doing? How were… Read More

blueberries | the 923 oak project

concerned about the blueberries

By On October 24, 2013

                This billboard appeared recently in Flint, Mich, much to the confusion of everyone who drove by it. It was put up by local businessman… Read More

and we're off| the 923 oak project

and we’re off

By On September 21, 2013

I am happy to report that within days of sending out the first letters, some brave souls from two different places agreed to participate! I am especially tickled that the first response… Read More

the letter to 923 oak | the 923 oak project

here we go

By On July 22, 2013

The letter has been written for a long time, patiently waiting for me to mail it. I’ve been         nervous of no response. Afraid of a ‘no’ response. But it’s time.… Read More


how the address came about

By On May 22, 2013

I love trees. (Who doesn’t, really?) There is something so timeless about a tree-named street. Nostalgic. Beaver Cleaver lived on Pine Street. Trees are one of the most common names for streets,… Read More


how it all started

By On May 14, 2013

It was in the late ’90s when I was headed back to Columbus after a visit with my parents in Louisville, passing through Cincinnati at that magical twilight hour, when the sky… Read More