Fragments

But There is a Friend …

April 21, 2017 Carnation, WA Dear Katie, I realize this is not the kind of letter you’d like to receive. You are private, discreet, and mostly set out to make sure everyone else gets the attention and the praise. But after twenty-two years of friendship, and thirty nine years of life, it seems appropriate for…

We Belong Together

Early Sunday evening, we returned from driving my sister to the airport. She came for a two-week visit. She lives on the Gold Coast in Australia and so time together is always appreciated, coveted, and overwhelmingly needed. I called her a few months ago, in the dark of winter and asked her to come for my…