March 2015

Nemo

In Quaker meeting, we sit in silence. New people never know when to speak, exactly, or if they should; and, at my first Quaker meeting, I also misunderstood the rhythm. …

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Going Native

Graduate school often seems like a good idea. Like a diet, or a new exercise regimen, it seems like the right thing to do. Like diets and exercises, there are …

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Intention

The Quaker meeting this morning was typically quiet. One woman stood up though and mentioned her observation of new flowers emerging; she mentioned perennial flowers, bulbs that you plant and …

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Daughter

She’s taking a long time. We walked to the library, which is really only a few blocks away; the time it takes is due to her insistence on kicking and …

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