Beyond Words

Beyond Words: Casa Testosterone

October 2016 By Marshall Chapman It all started with a one-way ticket to Reno. My friend Joseph and I had decided to attend a life-celebration ceremony for a mutual friend near the Sier...

Beyond Words

September 2016 by Marshall Chapman Politics as unusual ... I have never let politics stop me from loving anybody. If I did, I’d have to stop loving half the members of my family. My father,...

Eccentricity, anyone?

July 2016 by Marshall Chapman Back in the 1980s, my best friend was Diana Haig. A Sarah Lawrence graduate who’d recently migrated to Nashville from the punk rock scene in New York City, Dian...

Remembering Aunt Susan . . .

By Marshall Chapman / May 2016 Everybody has a favorite aunt, right? Mine was Aunt Susan. My father had four younger brothers, and Aunt Susan married the next-to-youngest, whose name was Joe. Joe a...

BeyondWords: Glasses dilemma …

by Marshall Chapman Photography by Anthony Scarlati “Where’re my glasses?” Photograph by Anthony Scarlati It’s embarrassing how many times I have asked that question. Sometimes rhetorically. ...

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