ESSAY by Ed Madden — Tonight, it’s a birthday party, or transformation, beauty, and community at GUESSWORK

      The big garage doors are open, the weather perfect.  It used to be a radiator shop, I think, its bays marked by the row of rolled-up doors.  Now it’s an artist’s studio, painted red.  Tonight, it’s a birthday party.  There’s a grill pulled out, smoke seeping from under the lid.  There’s an old green sofa pulled out onto the gravel near the grill.  Small chairs orient themselves around the sofa.  A bar against... Read More