In the Presence of Greatness

Tiny, weightless flakes of snow fall slowly to the ground as if unaffected by gravity. It is white and windless outside, and I feel despair well up inside me and push on my throat. I feel like crying but it … Continue reading

Making Change

As winter bears down, I am starting to feel its effects. Waking in the pitch dark finds me groggy and without energy, like an animal roused from hibernation, or a reptile, cold and immobile. Likewise, evenings find me in the … Continue reading