Posts for play

The Lapping Lake

Toddlers to Teens November 23, 2020

My thoughts are not ocean waves,decisive, strong,determined. They are the line where the lake meets sandin dishwasher foamand coffee cake crumbs,shells wound…

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Chronicle of a Repentant Mother

Toddlers to Teens November 23, 2020

                              –For Gabriel You call me into the playroomwhere you’ve stacked blockson the floor, words tumbling off your tongue as you…

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Inflatable Wonderland

General/Column December 30, 2019

There’s a box to my leftthat looks like pool noodlesand cage fighting made a baby—it’s the box where my children…

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Playground One

General/Column October 21, 2019

My daughter waltzes with water             gently cups the stream with trembling hands.             Not missing a beat (one two three…

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