Some things are so big—War and Peace big—that we ourselves have to grow bigger
Miles has always known his parents living under the same roof, each other’s dearest
Remembering that silent time in his office, it strikes me that he taught me something
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