Posts for generations

Hands, Hearts, Lungs

General/Column June 17, 2019

Hands Wrist bone against wrist bone we press palms together slowly, my daughter and I, measuring which hand is longer:…

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Generation of Broken Hearts

General/Column April 17, 2017

My daughter arrives sheds her coat and purse folds into herself and then into my arms, sobbing. My mother did this…

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Lake Geneva

General/Column February 5, 2016

A flood makes a sound, Daddy says, and that sound changes everything. I see a wooden floor, one polished smooth,…

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Borrowed Memories

General/Column June 15, 2015

Moving through the quiet morning light where her daughters slept in the small, winter-chilled living room, my grandmother reached toward…

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