I imagine the box of obsidian flakes and chunks at home—gathered from explorations in the desert. Their edges cut through skin, draw blood....more
TJ Wood is a California writer with a background in science journalism. She writes in the moments around her job in communications and struggles to leave enough creative juice in the tank to work on a memoir. Recent work appears in 100wordstory. Favorite days are spent wandering backroads with a camera and notebook, open to adventure and in search of the next taco truck. You can connect with her on Twitter @trinajwood or her blog.