Author Archives: Russ Wollman

About Russ Wollman

My feet are finally in the water, and I want to keep them there.

“We are in the Final Battle”

  Everything that lives and breathes has to move. Movement is essential to life. We move to where the food is, to where the work is, where more happiness lies, and to where love itself lies. The potential and promise … Continue reading

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A Brief, Beautiful Moment of Home

Those of you who watch this space might also know that I’m a transplanted Southern man, born (though not necessarily raised) in Raleigh, North Carolina, when North Carolina was a much more southern state, and, long ago, even a state … Continue reading

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Maybe this is Right?

Wisdom is the kingdom you get to be in simply through time, through age. At that stage when your memory is kaput and you’ve forgotten everything you learned, you’re simply old enough to know better, which is that old line … Continue reading

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Some new Woids and Idears fer Ya

Applectomy: to enter a shop with the sole intention of purchasing apples there, thereby removing them from the premises

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Still waiting

It wasn’t that he left me, Because he never was really with me.

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Distances

Once upon a time, I drove somewhat regularly to the Outer Banks of North Carolina. And on one those drives, the mighty Atlantic Ocean washed away NC Route 12, the only road that goes south past the town of Nags … Continue reading

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School Daze Plus

On a certain episode of the classic TV sitcom Dinosaurs, Earl Sinclair admonished his rebellious teenage son Robbie that “School is a place you go to be out of this house.”

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It’s a Most Unusual Play

Well, this week is shaping up to be a good one for the thee-atah. Monday night was excellent fun, because “The Play that Goes Wrong” lives up to its name and then some. It’s an off Broadway show, so good … Continue reading

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Of Elephanants and Renstaurants and Strange Occurences

OKay now, just for fun, I happened to recall certain things from my childhood—which is still in progress, but at a later stage.

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Relief in Manhattan

If you’re in Manhattan and you need a bathroom, now you know where it is: on the east side of Madison Square Park, quite close to 23rd Street. As you can see, it’s out of commission right now. That doesn’t … Continue reading

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