A cigarette withered between the old man’s fingertips. Clad in a knit sweater and khakis, he had seemed harmless when we entered the cafe. Now, he stared bemusedly at ... read more
28 Jun 2010
"What would you do if you weren't afraid?" I was sitting in a circle of women, self-help style, though the tone was notably more optimistic. It was a celebratory ... read more
07 Jun 2010
Back home, my parents own a small acreage-turn-farm. After leaving for college and subsequently, Europe and Asia, my parents started to collect animals. Most notably, chickens. A phone call to 1-800-ChickensPlease and next thing you know, egg crates of chicken eggs had arrived, had hatched, and were born. Whenever I ... read more
05 Aug 2010
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