getting back on

Today, Grace got bucked off her horse; and then she got back on again. I wouldn’t put so fine a point on this except for the fact that it’s kind…

long leads, small miracles

As I approached I could see the long lead stringing from Grace, semi taut like the line of a kite that was gracefully swaying across my horizon. Except it wasn’t…

community gardening

Instead of the “community supported agriculture” (CSA) program that we usually sign up for during the summer, which would have supplied us with a weekly basket of local, seasonal vegetables,…

wrappings

When you were born we wrapped you in the cotton blanket supplied by the nurse, stripes of pink and blue contingency for any gender. We swaddled you, like a burrito…

potential

What struck me most about Grace’s storytelling today at the university sponsored festival, and in front of about 200 other people in her session alone, was that she offers surprise….