On a railroad car in your America,
I made the acquaintance of a man
who sang a life-song with these lyrics:
“Do whatever you can/ to avoid
becoming a roofing man.” Continue reading
The other night I made an Austrian stir fry. I cut the meat off the bone, sliced it thin and prepared the dish the way I always do. Later on when we were eating my husband found a piece of bone on his plate.
“It always ends up on my plate,” he said and shook his head; I couldn’t help but smile. Continue reading
“This was my first accident,” Marlise said with laughter in her voice.
Grandma didn’t find it funny at all. Continue reading
I recall so many great moments in my life, and many of them only happened because I trusted in the people around me and I trusted in myself. Continue reading