Double Down posts from September 2018

Sep 27, 2018 | Posted by Scott Dickensheets

It’s a quiet September Saturday, and I’m thinking hard about how fragile life, civilization, and everything really are. Not because something’s wrong, at least not in my immediate world, but rather...

Sep 20, 2018 | Posted by Elise Choi


Sep 13, 2018 | Posted by Lindsay Wilson
The poet read this poem at Reno’s 150th birthday kick off in the City Center to a
celebratory crowd that included the Mayor of Reno and City Council members.
We’re fifth generation or we moved here last month.
Here? We’re tired of reminding you how to use
your tongue. We’ll say it the right way and hope
you catch on, and those are Mountain Bluebirds,
not Blue Jays, they slipped into the big sky
to remind us of transience. Happiness comes at a price,
and we need...
Sep 6, 2018 | Posted by Cassandra D. Little, PhD, MSW


One writes out of one thing-one’s own experience everything depends on how relentlessly one forces from...