Marriage, Taking Shape

We were married just over a month ago, when summer ran up against autumn and where the Great Horned…

October 24, 2014

In the Garden, with the Clock and My Gut

We’ve had a remarkably long fall–which I know has a few people feeling uneasy, but I will…

October 29, 2014

Measuring Loss

They’re 13, 14 and 15! They’re all gone. It’s been two months and five days since we…

January 29, 2015

Water’s Reply

We are two pairs of lovers in the late Alaskan winter, setting out for the source of the river,…

February 19, 2015

Letter to the Unborn

I’ve come to realize that you were made from a whole flurry of moments. You were conceived along an…

June 26, 2015

How to Unlock a Pitbull and Other Odd Truths

some of the times that I marvel most at our human capacity is in those moments when we just know . . .

May 29, 2015

Look Me in the Eye

I grew up in a small town and no matter where I went, someone always knew who I was, even…

February 9, 2015