Posts for books

Princess Eyes

In Mother Words Blog May 1, 2020

At three and half you tell me you don’t like your eyes. Too brown. Not blue. Not enough like a…

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Telling the Story Right

General/Column September 7, 2018

When the books slip from their careless stacks on the shelf, the lights blink out, and the prayers whisper “Amen,”…

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Emptying the Shelves

General/Column June 16, 2017

We live in a small house, and it feels even smaller thanks to the stuff we’ve packratted into it over…

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Close Reading

General/Column October 17, 2016

A son lost in this space, mesmerized, content to sit close to a bookshelf as if it offers heat— with…

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