7 Ways to Soak in the Last, Few Summer Days

The days have a tint of cold to them. The coldness comes in waves, depending where you are around the country. Although fall is right around the corner, and already restaurants are touting their pumpkin menus, it's important to bid farewell to the summer season in the best way. You can make this a routine … Continue reading 7 Ways to Soak in the Last, Few Summer Days

3 Writerly Things to Do This Weekend: Make It a Good One

Although the news and local politics might be on the negative side, highlighting what often feels like the demise of many cultural norms and traditions, it’s refreshing to celebrate the opposite of that... a day that shows (albeit a bit sad) the best parts of us—as a country, people and land. Officially made a legal … Continue reading 3 Writerly Things to Do This Weekend: Make It a Good One

Her Summer of Independence

I told her to put on her baggiest pants. I pulled out an old, camp t-shirt from two summers ago. It was the one that could fit two of her back then. Now, it fit just right. Her hair was pulled back in her usual ponytail. I placed a headband to match the shirt, and … Continue reading Her Summer of Independence