Life

That Day

That Day

“There are silences that define one’s life.” A short story that reflects upon the fact that one day in a person’s life, one moment event, can…

Dexter

A short story, born of a real-life experience backpacking in Wyoming, that puts forward the notion that sometimes we aren’t exactly sure what we want in life,…

Cloisters in Fiction

The prevalence of The Cloisters in literature: A look at the numerous novelists who have set their characters loose amongst The Met Cloisters’s light filled…

Plans

“Nothing was ever lost, I thought. The past is in all of us, all of the time.” A deeply stirring short story about change, and the…

Back In America

A reflective work of nonfiction that muses about political apathy, while contemplating if mass protests can influence actual change… I arrived back in Seattle following…

School, Interrupted

Frustrated that excellent teachers are overwhelmed, and students who yearn to learn are discouraged, a teacher ponders the distressing effects of disrupted learning in schools……

Walls

An op-ed that ponders if U.S. tax dollars could be better served elsewhere when taking in to account the relative ineffectiveness of border walls throughout…