Stories for November 2007

November 25, 2007

A Portrait in Leaves

To document this event I ran into the house for my camera, depositing leaf particles throughout the interior. A cold late-day Thanksgiving wind brought down the rest of our tree’s leaves. It was literally raining leaves. And our indoor…

November 22, 2007

Giving Thanks for the Ride

Thanks for the ride! Thanksgiving: a uniquely American holiday. We’re supposed to stop what we’re doing long enough to remember and appreciate the good things and good people in our lives. No multitasking allowed, unless it’s basting a turkey…

November 13, 2007

Reminding Us for Twenty-Five Years

A boy makes a rubbing of his grandfather’s name, one of 58,256 etched into the black granite walls of Maya Lin’s Vietnam Veterans Memorial. Today the memorial turns twenty-five. Residing in Washington, DC, you sometimes forget you’re living in…