River Muse
The gap

It’s hard, no matter how we try, to feel the loss of half a million fellow Americans. We know it, we can see it represented on the front page of The New York Times in clusters of dots, we can …

Winter sown

  Staying healthy during the pandemic has mostly meant staying at home. In the spring and summer months, this was easy and fun. We took to gardening, building beds for vegetables and herbs. …

Escaping 2020

On Christmas night, the river crested. Distracted by the holiday mood, we didn’t spend the day or our energies fretting about flood. But when all was quiet, the dark river rushed closer to its …