Tag Archives: Juniata


One of the most important things to me is community – having one and being a part of one – resting in that place where you know everyone and are known yourself, strengths, flaws, and all. In New Mexico, the years I spent in Grants and San Fidel – working at the school, as a […]

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New Year’s Eve – 2014

For the life of me, I can’t seem to think of anything astute or compelling, tidy or encapsulating, to say about the twelve quick months that made up 2014. It happened. It was a big year. We kissed and it¬†knocked me about and then I turned 30 and we hugged and it was over. As […]

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Dana + Jamil

Dana and Jamil¬†were married last month out in New Jersey, from where each of them hails. Sometimes it is funny to imagine two people – lives disparate, unmet, going about the business that leads them to grow separately into the same kind of good and kind person, caring about others, learning things, turning to social […]

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Dana and Jamil

Dana is someone whose laughter is an infectious outburst of raucous zeal, whose heart is kind and wide and enthusiastic, whose curls and life are everywhere. Jamil is her perfect foil, sending serious, simmering talks into boiling roiling giggles, centering her in his big embrace. The three of us went up to the High Line […]

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Here We Stand

(3/29/14) 2:56a – I blinked and March finished in a succession of quick minutes as winter instead of spring. – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – […]

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