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October 2, 2019

I turned the key. Nothing. No spark. No sound. No response.

Again. Nothing.

Yet again. Nothing.

My mind flashed forward through a series of more (and less) complicated possibilities: A bad battery connection? A loose wire? Something complicated and costly and beyond my re...

October 2, 2019

The feeling was palpable, visceral. While it had only lasted a few seconds, even in my dream state, I had experienced it. From what I can recall, I hadn’t asked for it, longed for it, or even called it in. Not knowingly, at least. Not in that first instance, at least....

October 2, 2019

Snow flurries filled the air on the last day of October, the view of the surrounding hills beyond the valley unobstructed with the leaves already having fallen to the forest floor. This was our first day in our home. The Starling Hotel. That’s the first name we gave ou...

September 29, 2018

Cramping, familiar yet unfamiliar, roused me from my sleep.  It was 3:30 a.m. We watched the sun rise, then set, then rise again.  I was in and out of the tub, up and down the stairs, on and off the ball, to and fro on the sling.  I was not able to sleep, only drift of...

September 21, 2018

Somehow it’s the little things, the seemingly inconsequential, that highlight the differences in a starkly profound way, like a single spot searching for the actor on stage left when she waits, with hopeful patience and assurance, on stage right.  Day after day, we hol...

What memories live on in our spaces on Earth? Take, for example, a 8 ft. x12 ft. structure, raised off the ground, supported by sturdy locust posts buried securely beneath it. A space at the crest of a hill. A space, where in all but the lush, leafy green months of sum...

It happened the way the grass brightens from trampled brown to vibrant green after winter’s slow, soggy thaw. Unless it is being closely watched, day-by-day as the sun shines higher in the brightening sky, the change is barely noticeable. Some days, it feels like it wi...

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