Sunday, February 26, 2023

Swan Song

We Lacantors were as endangered as the Latin language we’d taken our name from; Laca for lake and cantor for singer. Unless we recruited another, we would lack quorum for our solstice ceremony and the extinction of our kind would follow.

 Tree and Stone

Monday, October 24, 2022

The Littlest Hermana

On a searing July day in 2018, I picked up my former foster daughters. In the year since they had been reunified with their birth family, my husband and I frequently visited them or helped with childcare.

 The Sunlight Press

Sunday, October 2, 2022

Sunday, January 2, 2022

Friday, October 22, 2021

The Dollhouse

On Black Friday, my father cleaned up the garden shed, neatly stacking the bags of cedar mulch, and sweeping up the pine needles which blew in whenever the door was open.