Unity and Grace in the Post-Election World

Unity and Grace in the Post-Election World

I wrote this before the election; Emma can testify to that fact. So I do not know who won, which is purposeful. While I am for Biden, and while Biden is ahead in the polls, if 2016 taught us anything, it’s that nothing is certain. So, really the only thing I...
Bears

Bears

This essay has one symbolic animal, two analogies, and a couple of disparate themes. That’s allowable in essays in 2020. While my fear of bears came into focus with Night of the Grizzlies by Jack Olsen, I can actually trace its origin to an earlier time. When I was...
Blind Spots

Blind Spots

If you’ve ever taught a kid how to drive, you know it’s a harrowing experience. Unlike other teaching situations, the fact that the student can do both property damage and physical damage to both themself and their teacher introduces an additional element of terror....