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Waiting For the Other Shoe to Drop

November 19, 2015 // 0 Comments

My earliest memory is of my brother returning from his first day of kindergarten, or maybe first grade, missing a shoe. He lost it while walking through a field with friends [...]

Personal Essay | My Hip Is Not Edgy

September 14, 2015 // 2 Comments

Most of all, this is about playful attention, and how it can bring us back to ourselves. And we’ll get there. First, a confession. The last few weeks I’ve been cruel to [...]

Flailing Toward Grace

August 10, 2015 // 0 Comments

I’m no longer devout, but I grew up loving the rituals of the Catholic church: incense, holy water, rosary beads, ash. This was magic. Alchemy. A prayer turned ordinary [...]

Spun Sugar: Father’s Day

June 21, 2015 // 1 Comment

I squint up against the hazy sun. It’s early summer, warm and moist under a layer of filmy gray clouds. I lie on a red beach towel, listening to the waves and the people, [...]

Flash Fiction | In A Name

April 7, 2015 // 0 Comments

About two months ago, the dog started following me on my nightly walks. She’s some sort of mutt, so ugly she’s cute; I don’t know where she came from, or where she goes [...]

The Toilet Feeling

December 8, 2014 // 0 Comments

  I was giving one of those ridiculously long, lectures from the front seat of the minivan one day, rattling on about how honesty and integrity, along with kindness, are [...]

Flash Fiction | And Then

October 29, 2014 // 0 Comments

She lived in an apartment building just off a main road that eventually led to a bridge. It was the only bridge out of town and off the island. It was a busy street, not the [...]
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