Archives for March 2017

Five Hundred Miles

Toddlers to Teens March 25, 2017

My 15-year-old son, Milo, and I are hiking along the backbone of a ridge. The land drops away on both…

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The Creative Mother

Toddlers to Teens March 20, 2017

Once upon a time, I created stories. Little People chatted along the bathtub’s rim in carefully-planned pairings, then were swooped…

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Conquering Masada with My Seven-Year-Old

Toddlers to Teens March 20, 2017

According to the historian Josephus, a group of 960 Jews chose to murder one another on a bleak mountaintop in…

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Benthic Love: On Mothering & Foraminifera

Toddlers to Teens March 20, 2017

“I love you.” I pull the blanket taut and lean over her bed for a kiss goodnight. “How much?” she…

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