Watery World

The rain came in torrents this week, fluidic, aqueous, diliquescent grey, cloudy, and cold. Like those left behind by ark and Noah, watching, I had nothing to do but stare out at the deluge and repent at the altered landscape. When would the rain stop? How can there be that much water in a cloud? … More Watery World

Let Them Drink Tea

At a coffee shop recently, I was economizing a second cup from a tired, green tea bag and pondering the long stretch ahead on the calendar. Punxsutawney Phil had already missed his shadow and Valentine’s Day was knocking at the door.  “We’ve got to get through February and all of March before we have a break,” … More Let Them Drink Tea