2020: A Check-In at MidYear

The sticky heat of the midsummer holiday clung to my skin in a tacky sheen. I could feel it where my forearms contacted the chair and where the bend of my elbows creased. It’s summertime in Michigan, where I sit on the screened-in porch of the cottage listening to the cacophony of children splashing in […]

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October 2017, The Road Awaits

It is October, my friends, and the days have grown short. We are well into autumn, and a quiet comfortable summer has finally drawn to a close.  Fall began with a hot spell that continues still. As the first days of the season passed on the calendar, the nights were hot when they should have […]

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