Some things are so big—War and Peace big—that we ourselves have to grow bigger
Appeared in The Sun: A Magazine of Ideas in January 2017.
Many times I had seen my
Appeared in The University of Chicago Magazine, August/September, 2016.
Appeared in the “Beautiful Things” series in River Teeth, May 23, 2016.
Two of these three short essays appeared in The Oregonian.
My wife and I were watching
Appeared in Common Boundary, June/July 1998.
What I want is a funeral, a separation
Appeared in The Oregonian, December 1, 2010.
My children struggle to parse how they,
Appeared in The Oregonian, December 3, 2000.
Raising a native Oregonian—as much
Appeared in The Psychotherapy Networker, November 1999.
The consensus among my friends
Appeared in The Oregonian, December 24, 2004, alongside Francis P. Church’s