Archives for May 2019

Shine On, Brief Candle

General/Column May 31, 2019

Life is a burning candle that flickers and fails. The wax is neither fortified nor fashioned from steel to withstand…

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96-Degree Rumination

General/Column May 16, 2019

Kenny and I bring Violet home to a 96-degree apartment that has been closed up, sweltering and musty in the…

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Motherhood

General/Column May 12, 2019

The real prayers are not in New York. Not in the Sears Tower or at the St. Louis Arch and…

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Making Soup

General/Column May 10, 2019

My babies didn’t just breastfeed, they devoured me whole. My firstborn was a nursing tyrant. He demanded to be fed…

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