The last time I lived in a college town was when I was in college. You know, before we had kids. Back when we didn’t even start getting ready to go out until 10 pm, and when “Bar & Grill” actually meant “Bar (with food).” I had forgotten about this party-driven aspect of college towns, … Continue reading Life in a college town. With kids.
I was unloading the dishwasher the other day, and my wedding ring clinked against a glass bowl, making a sound so similar to a sound from childhood that I was transported instantly to a motorboat, zipping through briney rivers, the sun on my face and the wind in my hair. I even caught a whiff … Continue reading A Small Thing My Dad Never Knew
Emerald fields of waist-high corn glitter in the sun abandoned highway – a bleached ribbon draped across the hills mossy shoulders rise from the earth: Appalachia eruption of cheers from the back seat – a mountain! molehills of mustard buttons – wildflowers in the sun noon sun paints fluttering leaves in apple green pink blush … Continue reading Haiku from the road
Summer highway – butterflies in the wind Continue reading Haiku for the road
I should be preparing for our epic, holy-crap-I-can’t-believe-this-is-real move from Minnesota to Virginia right now, but I decided to start a blog instead. This move has been such a long time coming, I just don’t know what to do with myself. The kids and I leave on Monday, and my mind is a-jumble. This will … Continue reading One last move