Refractions (Past Events / Experiences)

Teaching Health And Wellness

Teaching Health And Wellness

For every article that appears on Interdigitized, there are probably 4 or 5 that never get published. This happens for a number of reasons: I’ll start writing and become distracted or need to do something else then never return to…

Can’t Help Thinking About David Bowie

Can’t Help Thinking About David Bowie

I neglected to post this when I first heard the news of David Bowie’s passing, relayed by a sweet note left by my wife to gently break the news to me. Here are a few words I had to say…

Junkyard Heartstrings: At the End of Year One

Junkyard Heartstrings: At the End of Year One

The conclusion of the calendar year provides us all with a convenient point at which to look back. Even before we reached the end of December, Heidi and I have spent many hours reflecting on the creation of our band,…

The Great Plainfield Quakes of ’15

The Great Plainfield Quakes of ’15

One of the easy things about living in New England is that we get a little bit of everything when it comes to the natural phenomena that afflict parts of the United States, without anything being particularly extreme.  We get…

Remembering Brian Love

Remembering Brian Love

Saying that Brian Love was complex would be an absolute understatement.  We were friends in high school, though it was difficult to feel near to someone who at times was intensely introverted and simultaneously an extrovert, constantly negotiating their relationship…

Spiders, Fear, and the Abject

Spiders, Fear, and the Abject

Everyone has their own list of fears, anxieties, and worries.  At the top of mine (following only death) are spiders.  To say arachnids would be inaccurate since it doesn’t include scorpions, though I probably wouldn’t want to meet one in…

Summer 2014

Summer 2014

We probably picked a more ideal time to start this blog, in the midst of the beginning chaos of the school year, rather than charting our exploits and adventures through the summer.  Nothing draws more disdain than two teachers on…