The Poet, The Author & The Eccentric Physician on Life Elsewhere

Cristin O’Keefe Aptowicz is a best-selling poet and author, she also happens to be the possessor of an infectious laugh. We’ll get to the eccentric physician part in a moment. Cristin has the remarkable ability to share emotive stories about the death of her mother in poetry while being cleverly funny. She uses the same… Read more »

A Cavalcade Of Curiosities Eclipse An Untimely Death

“With great sadness and a broken heart I have to let know all of Adrian’s friends and acquaintances that he is dead. A bright mind and compassionate soul is gone, he was my beloved son,” Mario Lamo wrote in a post on Facebook. Beyond that brief note, only a few mentions of Lamo’s death have appeared… Read more »

Women Didn’t Count At All on Life Elsewhere

“When the founders wrote, ‘We the People’ they really meant ‘We the White, Wealthy Men.’ Despite much lofty rhetoric, all men were not created equal and women didn’t count at all” You are just four pages in and Elaine Weiss makes clear her superb new book The Woman’s Hour has an unabashed bias, and, deservedly… Read more »

Passion & Discovery on Life Elsewhere

“There are piles of fantastic magazines out there just waiting to be discovered,” says Steven Watson, “but finding quality independent magazines can be difficult.”  Thankfully, the former magazine editor had a passion for magazines and he really liked discovering them. So, that’s what he did, better still he set about sharing his passion and his… Read more »

What Is Your Favorite Love Song? & Why? (on Life Elsewhere)

Yes, we’re approaching that day again, when restaurants giddily cram reservations into an already overbooked list and throw in a long-stemmed rose for the lady as a compensation for the inevitable wait for a table. Florists do more business in an hour than a regular month. Mountains of garishly adorned boxes of chocolates magically appear… Read more »

The Phenomena Of Trump & The Tweets Of Mr. Hill on Life Elsewhere

2017 has been an incredible year. Even without Trump, 2017 will long be remembered for more tragedy than should ever be possible in just twelve months. Natural and manmade disasters competed for headlines. But, it was Donald J. Trump who continued to dominate, no matter if it were another gun massacre, a deadly hurricane, a… Read more »

Gordon Raphael: The Interview on Life Elsewhere

Reminiscing about his early days in Seattle, musician, and producer, Gordon Raphael, casually mentions the velvet clothes he preferred to wear just as flannel shirts were becoming the standard uniform for any aspiring rock star from the Pacific Northwest. It’ an important detail because Gordon didn’t readily fit into an obvious category then and avoids… Read more »