So as you know, S. 12th is on furlough for a bit, until its creator (me) feels sufficiently less harried, something I expect to happen in the fall. Honestly, I don’t know how those of you who are professional writers also find the energy or desire to write on your blogs, as well. I have had some large writing projects this summer, and while I’ve enjoyed them immensely, they’ve...
A top-secret South Twelfth venture? →
A submission from my pal Andy, using the “submit” feature. Andy is the only other Andy in Minnesota I know that also owns a can of Andy’s Beer. He is off to Brooklyn this summer, and Minneapolis’s loss is Brooklyn’s gain. If you see this tall, handsome man on the street, Brooklyn reader, buy him a drink for me. I’ll pay you back later. Also, to be clear, 12...
It was my Aunt Sara in Pittsburgh who first convinced me at age 17 or so that I should always write my name and the year of acquisition in the front of any book that I own. Since that time, I have been very careful to do this every time I’ve come into possession of a book. Each one that I own has “Andy Sturdevant / [year]” written somewhere on the front cover or pastedown. If...