Parts are Painful

There are so many parts to me, and sometimes they are all hurting at the same time. I am not whole anything. But I cannot deny any part. Sometimes one part aches more than another. That day I am [...]

Who needs ambiguity?

If most of us would admit it, we are on a quest, albeit perhaps a subconscious one, to get everything, everyone we encounter into neat cubby holes in our minds. As much as many of us love to play [...]

Toddling at the State Fair

“We’re here, we’re here, we’re here, we’re here…” two and a half year-old Eliana squealed nonstop as we parked at the State Fair. For days her parents and we, her grandparents, had been priming [...]