Lets Eat

Commas Save Lives

Commas are pesky little things. Some folks use them a lot. Some folks don’t use them at all. And, some folks want to throw them against the wall and forget they ever existed. I find myself parked in each of …


West of Market Resident Business February 2014

Tom Barrett & Environmental Construction

Founded by West of Market resident, Tom Barrett, Environmental Construction is a two-part business: garden construction and garden stewardship. They’re not huge. They have just eight employees. But, don’t let their humble size fool you. Their hands-on process is a …


Shitty First Drafts

Sh*tty First Drafts are Real

It just doesn’t happen. “Shitty first drafts” are real. I pity the fool who thinks otherwise. You’re the uninitiated sucker. Lord help you. Writers, the ones who make a living arranging words, know that the first draft is like ice …