graceful

For the past thirteen years, I’ve been working, in some capacity, with high school students. Before that I pretty much was a high school student. Give or take a few years. I really like them. They laugh easily. They eat freely. They do random things that...

she’s already amazing

“When is Annie coming back?” My five year old son asked me that last week as we played cars on the floor. Annie hasn’t been here in over a year. In his mind, too long. He wants her to come back. I get it. Annie is one of the coolest girls I know. She...

an invitation to see

They look burgundy brown in the shade and the dark. Sometimes almost purple. But when the sunlight hits, they catch fire. If you see it in the morning, you can look away easy, just another tree planted near the curb. But when the sun sinks low in the west, over the...