Archives for August 2017

Purple Orchid

General/Column August 21, 2017

He traces the lavender flower on the edge of her outer calf sometimes he only touches half— first petal arrived…

Read More

Hanging Out with the Girl Next Door

General/Column August 21, 2017

1. Side by side, year after year, little interactions— boarding the same yellow school bus, chaperoning zoo field trips, sculpting…

Read More

Lost and Found

General/Column August 21, 2017

My youngest son wants to be an astrobiologist. He’s ten. Thrills to discoveries of water on Mars and other heavenly…

Read More

While You’re At Your Dad’s

General/Column August 21, 2017

I’d take the litany of a thousand why’s every hour till dawn to the quiet of your unoccupied rooms. These…

Read More