All tagged Spring 2019

Sophie Sees Through

By Sue Preneta
Sophie had seen through three men in the past year. First and most importantly she’d seen through Joe, her husband of twenty-six years. But she was tired of thinking about that.

To Sucker

By John Carr Walker
My father took the whole family suckering the spring I was eleven, my sister six. It's the only time I remember all of us working in the vineyards together. Dad was trying to teach us a lesson about work ethic—Dad always said he was teaching work ethic, though I can say now the only thing I learned from him about work was do things his way, or else.

A Symphony of Voices

By Catherine Johnson
“The stories we tell about our own lives, to others but especially to ourselves, we tell in order to make our lives livable,” writes Maria Popova in her new book, Figuring. At its core this book is precisely that: a beautifully woven collage of stories about how we tell stories. How we construct the narratives of individuals and humanity at large in order to make our relative millisecond of existence worthwhile.