• My Love of Landscape - Part 4

    8 days ago - By Michael Chesley Johnson

    The Bread Loaf Inn, before Bread Loaf
    (Missed some parts of this memoir? You can read all of the memoir posts here .)
    Just after I finished college, my best friend committed suicide. There's no need to go into details. I was devastated.
    Before that but soon after graduation, our tight group of creatives parted. For me, the suicide was the final cut. (It would be decades before I would reach out to those friends again.) Some powerful impulse, an impulse I still can't rationalize or define, made me break away completely-I couldn't even force myself go to the funeral. And, as much as I had...
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