A Snowy Disappearance

A Snowy Disappearance

A Snowy Disappearance a memoir by SHELLY SITZER | Vision Therapist + Writer     IN THE LATE 1950’s, when winter brought snows that fell in droves, and blanketed the Brooklyn, NY streets around my home, something happened to make an imprint on my mind. Perhaps because...

Port Bell Road

JULIA C. SPRING Port Bell Road Creative Nonfiction | Memoir BEFORE I HAD my own wheels I hitched rides from social work colleagues to work at Butabika, Uganda’s national psychiatric hospital. The drive was fifteen miles, the first ten on main roads. When we...

Intensity

MARILYN JUNE JANSON Intensity An Essay I STARE at the knobs on the stovetop. “1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10…” Counting to 60 is my self-imposed limit. The stove is off. “1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10…” It’s not on. All of the switches are in off the off...

Before or After the Fall

 KELLI TRINOSKEY Before or After the Fall NEXT TO MY DESK at work, there is a picture of me with my three daughters standing in the Badlands’ stone ruins in South Dakota. Gracy, Mollie and I stand in straight-forward poses, smiling at the camera. Tess is off to our...