Here.

I’m here. Sometimes it feels otherwise, like those nights when I’m too tired to think, to write, to move. But at this moment — listening to my laundry tumble about in the dryer, picking out the faint clackety-clack of a train’s song being carried through the night air and trying to ignore my hunger pangs […]

The Offering Plate

Have you ever seen something, met someone or been in a situation that suddenly seemed to make sense of your life? Occasionally you pause and really think about it — your existence, that is. Its twists and turns seem nonsensical. Its ups and downs feel more exhausting than educational. Its challenges seem anything but character-building. […]

What if?

If you knew how your life would end, and when it would end, would you do things differently? If you knew you’d pass from an undetected illness that suddenly appeared, would you trade the years you lived for fifty more if your condition was known and your early years had to be replayed in a […]