Love and Death, But Mostly Death

Emmitt has a favorite spot in my apartment. It’s a heating pad on top of a big trunk that was made in my home town of Wheeling, West Virginia. There’s a blanket on there too, the blanket that was in the crate with him when we met. It was his only possession. Emmitt and I […]

This Week in Everyday Magic

Let’s do a week in review. There are bummers here but there’s also beauty. This Week’s Shame I was in high school. I was in the writer’s club. We read stories occasionally. I read one, which I rarely do. It was very long, but I read the whole thing. Afterward, the teacher said “thanks for […]