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Tipping Point

October 5, 2017 // 0 Comments

I turn on the morning news to catch the weather forecast. I don’t watch the news as a rule. Bad energy. This time, the energy is vile and evil. Another mass shooting. I am [...]

Sweatpants & Soul | The First Shower After

September 17, 2017 // 1 Comment

We sit side by side on padded chairs next to the exam table, my husband and I. He’s there for emotional support but that part is easy. Physically, he’s not sure where to [...]

Personal Essays | It’s Like A Cancer

August 31, 2017 // 0 Comments

When so people have wondered, why haven’t I written about this? Well, I just haven’t. And, it’s for so many reasons. Not the least of which is that it has taken me [...]

Personal Essay | Saudade

September 10, 2016 // 1 Comment

Saudade, a certain feeling of longing for that which you might never have had in the first place. An emotional state of a sort, that has no accurate expression, really. [...]

True Story | Reflections on a New Life

November 27, 2015 // 0 Comments

by Everett Maroon I’ve lost track of when I took my first dose of testosterone in an attempt to make my life match my heart and brain a little more closely. I should be [...]

When We Were Hungry

November 23, 2015 // 0 Comments

I remember the last meal I had in Paris. I was with my sister on a two-week tour of France and England in 1998; we’d been visiting our friend Mia who was from our hometown [...]

A Girl On The Inside

November 20, 2015 // 0 Comments

by Scout Parker “Mama, how long is my hair now?” Avery asks excitedly, then squeezes her eyes shut. I pour the yogurt container over her upturned head, watching the water [...]
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