What Can be Accomplished with Gunfire

What Can be Accomplished with Gunfire There is something special about walking through the streets of Brazil and smelling the street food cooking on every side that brings the ultimate feeling of comfort. I make this walk every single day and the smell always wins. It reminds me that I have no care in the … Read more


Girlhood “Love is born into every human being; it calls back the halves of our original nature together; it tries to make one out of two and heal the wound of human nature.” –Plato –––––––––––––– This morning, I awoke––bleary-eyed and brittle-boned––and Anna’s face came to me, that face and all its changes. I looked around … Read more

Two Dolls

Two Dolls One Saturday evening, eight-year-old me was in Toys “R” Us, choosing between two similar dolls. Both of them were Barbies. Both had a yellow Labrador with searing blue eyes, who wore a silver collar that hooked onto a blue leash. Both had a silver feeding bowl that came with a white bone. Both … Read more