Poetry

First married

The river is slow to anger, almost stagnant in mid-summer. Smells like moss rock, the burbled slippery kind that turns rust brown in August, reeks of…

Fiction

Slow Down

They only needed things to slow down. The days felt shorter after they paid tuition for Kayla’s first semester at Ohio State, and winter only…

Narrative Map Project / Nonfiction

Sawyer, Michigan: Summer Vacation

  On this day in 1955 I am almost ten. My family doesn’t have much money, so our one affordable annual vacation is to visit…

Photo of a boat on a lake at twilight.
Photography

Twilight, Sundown, Autumn Sky

These photographs were captured in Door County, Wisconsin, a peninsula nestled between Green Bay and Lake Michigan. I am lucky to call this remarkable place…