Explaining my Lapse in Posts

It was Covid. Omicron, I’m pretty sure. It didn’t hit hard … at first … But the effects seemed to compound and double every day, and everyone in my family got it. Then, the physical symptoms faded … But that brain fog is no joke! And one of my family members needed some special care,Continue reading “Explaining my Lapse in Posts”

How to Kill a Mockingbird, a Longing for Belonging, and the Power of Story

A Strange Introduction to Boo Radley The autumn I was 12, my big brother, Emmanuel, invented a name for our neighbor across the street: Boo Radley.  The man’s name was actually Doug. Although in his late thirties, he still lived with his mother. Doug had narrow eyes and a strange, perpetual smile. We had beenContinue reading “How to Kill a Mockingbird, a Longing for Belonging, and the Power of Story”