Category: Family


Persephone Returns

I became a feminist when I was 24 years old. I had graduated from college, been promoted to a new position and flashed a fresh-from-the-velvet wedding ring. In a window of time between waiting...



A year and a half ago I re-entered the workforce. It wasn’t an especially convenient time for me to go back to work–I still had two little kids out of school, the youngest of...


The Un-Harvest

Yesterday, as I worked in my garden, two of my children sat reading on a stump together, and the light hit them in a way that took my breath away.  My first impulse was...