Christmas Letter 2014: A Filterer’s Review

If you had a conversation with me in the last 1-3 years, you may have experienced the following: (1) I asked you a question immediately. i.e. "Jane! How are you? Tell me about your life!" (2) I answered your question with a question. i.e. "Hi Vanessa, how are you?" "Jane! How are you? Tell me about your life!" …

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Intermission: A Monday Reflection

Excuse me while I take a short intermission from my typical farm-girl-in-the-city reflections and semi-embrassing short stories!Two of my great aunts passed away this week, one from each side of my family. Their passing contributed, in part, to what felt like an especially grounded weekend--grounded in a gritty, earthy, even laborious sort of way.I have a favorite …

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