“A father is the male parent of the child; its progenitor. They share DNA with the child, but he may or may not share responsibility in the child’s growth and development. […]
I’ve embraced slow travel. Totally and completely, though not exclusively. After one too many bumpy rides at 35,000 feet this past winter I decided to take it slow for a bit. […]
The last time I wrote about losing someone it took nearly a year to get it on the page, and I hardly wrote anything else during that time. I’ve lost […]
A piece written for Matador Network.
I MOVED TO SEATTLE from Berkeley four months before my dad died from cancer. I would have stayed.
Two years ago Maria and Michael bought a seaside rambler in Sequim so they could have somewhere to get out of the city on weekends. I’m happy to hop in […]
After the rodeo in Ellensburg, Ellen came away with a bounty of peaches from a farm stand in Thorpe. I’m talking about three very large boxes worth. Mary added a […]
The end of August finds us on a short road trip to Ellensburg to see the rodeo, lightly sweating in the unusual heat. The foothills gradually lose their evergreen covering […]
I both love and am terrified of the ocean. Everyday people ask me, “Have you gone for a swim yet?” and I’m afraid to admit that I’m scared of the […]
I’m into my fourth week on Maui and though the pace, the people, and the weather are still new to me, they’ve all become a little more comfortable, a little […]