Monthly Archives: June 2013


The rift between long seasons demands attention while you sleep. Repairing the thunder crack that stuns and widens the night takes dreaming with the windows open  to heat and stillness and storm.    I tried to stay cool blanketed in darkness, tried to sleep without listening to the midnight stories but they vibrated and flickered […]

Last day of Eighth Grade and Spektrumdereistungengedankenundgefühle

As I sat and watched my son’s junior high class receive awards and recognition for finishing eighth grade last night, I felt a wave of feeling–I need a word here–something a compound German word might cover, that encompasses thoughts and feelings about the entirety of life and learning, our connections as families and community and […]