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Clip: Resource Published My Article on Flashes of Hope

The summer 2014 issue of Resource features an article I wrote that I’m extremely proud of. I interviewed the founder of Flashes of Hope, a nonprofit that takes photographs of children with cancer, to talk about how the portraits empower these children. 112 more words


Katrina Sketches

1. Vera

The bottle is already in place when I step into the room, resting stoically on an end table beside her chair. I can see that the bottle and its brethren have seen heavy duty in the six weeks since the storm. 1,889 more words

Creative Nonfiction

The Duet of Marriage

What does it really mean to be married these days? Has the subtext changed enough to infuse it with a meaning different from decades ago? Besides the obvious legal confirmation of unified forces? 2,322 more words

The Weight of a Paper Crane

Thirteen years have passed and I still feel the darkness of September 11, 2001. I don’t think about it every day like I used to, but I’ve never been able to think about it without a deep sense of trouble – and perhaps it is a sense of deeper trouble to come. 528 more words


Collective Concern

A funny thing happened. I used to belong to the world of the self. I used to look out just for myself. I used to expect only my family to help me. 983 more words

Love's Labor

This is a guest post from Ryder Ziebarth who contributed in response to the American Vignette call for submissions. The setting is New Jersey. Enjoy! 385 more words

American Vignette