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Monthly Archives: June 2015

Amazing Grace

Several years ago, I sat around a table in the evening with some of the most important people in my life. The incandescent light of the place glowed on our faces as it has so many evenings over the years. I was talking about an uncertain job and a desire to teach. My cousin was […]

The Rains We Had

1. Baling Water In the morning on one of those days, between the rains of the night before and the rains there were about to come, the fair and industrious Trudy and I stood beside the galvanized tub in the backyard where our leeks and watermelons grow, baling. We took plastic cups, the two of […]