faith


The Kitchen’s On Fire And Other Minor Inconveniences 2

  The toaster oven was in flames. We had been reading the news and following the GOP Debates on Twitter when we noticed the weird smell. The smell wasn’t weird enough—yet—for us to do anything about it; we were reheating fast food chicken “nuggets,” which are at their peak best worst […]


And Here is the Steeple 2

When I say we meet on the trail by the river, I mean that is where we arrive en masse. To suggest something akin to fellowship happens there, at the park, in the ink of early morning, is disingenuous. We are, however, like something of a congregation. We arrive in […]


Ruinous Runs and Other Things I’ll Do Again 6

I have nothing. Or perhaps I have a field of tumbleweeds sweeping across my thoughts. Marathon Four has left me in a weird and untenable state, a state of which I was I previously and happily unaware. I have been rendered proudly disappointed. Marathon Four picked me up, turned me upside […]


You Find Me Offensive? 3

In A Thousand Splendid Suns, Khaled Hosseini begins with a sort of lushly sentimental tale that is just enough tinged around the edges that I am not completely surprised when the idyllic woodsy house where Mariam is raised gives way to war-torn homes in Kabul, Afghanistan. I wasn’t totally surprised […]