Posted in January 2012

I Found My Heart in San Francisco

I miss home. I keep asking myself, Where is home, exactly?  I don’t truly have one.  One of the things about moving around so much is that you lose the right to have roots somewhere.  This has never bothered me before, but it’s been bothering me since I moved to California.  We are often told … Continue reading

Under Pressure–and Under Cars

Today I fixed my car bumper all by myself. (I’m inserting an extra break so you have time to let that sink in.) No offense guys, but you men are nothing special. I can hear my friend Samantha in my head now admonishing me for man-hating.  In my defense, I only say that now because … Continue reading

Facing the King

Winter is in its full power, owning the land and making it barren.  The cold is hostile and wears you down. The battlefield is a land flat, hard, unyielding. In the midst of this battlefield stands a king named Truth.  He is ugly and battle scarred, hardened, intractable.  He is cold not in the way … Continue reading