Monthly Archives: May 2016

No ill will

My father drops my son off to me on Sunday evening and tells me that my ex is in the hospital. A congenital heart defect, surgically corrected three times prior, is failing again.

“He’s coughing up blood,” my son says casually, before telling me what … Read more

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Arbor

Our friend spent hours in our trees on Saturday bringing down dead branches. Afterward, you could feel the trees shake and stretch and stand straighter. He zipped up and down on his rope, sawing by hand and chain. We’ve dragged all the branches into piles … Read more

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