The Essentials . . or Not. What Will You Miss?

Sometimes, when you’re not watching, the mess grows into something too large to handle. Something has to be done. You stand there, arms akimbo, surveying the room. What’s to stay? What’s to go? Each item you pick up, take in, turn in your hands. You set it...

When Do You Harvest Yourself?

This August finds me in a whirlpool. It’s not always a bad thing. But it is a thing. You know the feeling?  Consolation comes from knowing that I was in this exact whirlpool last August, too.   Something about sensing life was about to change, that life needed...