Ten Confessions

Ten Confessions   1) I keep hearing pitter-pattering above my head, and I’m hoping it’s squirrels on the roof and not a family of mice inside the ceiling (this is not a “confession” as much as a current event.)   2) I went to Barnes and Noble today with the intention of buying gifts for … Continue reading Ten Confessions

This Christmas

During my freshman year of high school, we read Dandelion Wine.  I don’t remember the book very well, but I remember in the beginning, Douglas, the 12-yr old protagonist, has this revelation that he is alive. It’s this liberating, illuminating experience, and it almost takes him off-guard. He doesn’t really understand this feeling of life. In the middle/end of the book, Douglas discovers the temporary … Continue reading This Christmas