It’s a short but important to-do list, with some critical don’ts.
One is remarkable for where it has been, the other for where I found it.
A surprise visit has me murmuring odd phrases at work, at the gym – everywhere.
Morning’s aural cues tell me where I am, and I see myself in an urban volunteer.
I'd never seen a red admiral before 2007. Now they won't leave me alone.
Or, how I discovered the pleasantly scratchy towels of my youth.
We live in a time of specialization and I can no longer repair all the machines I use.
My son bravely emerges from high school – and submerges in the ocean.
For decades it had been an avalanche of paper waiting to happen.
I never learned to sew well, but I have learned to appreciate those who can.
If I wanted to get my friend his gift, I needed negotiation skills.
A dedicated letter writer knows he's beaten, but hasn't given up.
I’d get a far-off look, and Dave knew it was time to move it – again.
As a Peace Corps volunteer in Africa, I found Amadou’s questions intimidating at first.
When no one else is on the road, here’s why I delight in going 35 miles per hour.
Tozie's dad in Africa, and mine in England, shared a common aim.
As a child, I avoided team sports. Now I'm finally in demand.
I was angry about my punishment, so I took it out on the tree.
Urban ugliness yields to hidden greenery as the writer lifts his view.
This item has been saved to read later from any device.
Access saved items through your user name at the top of the page.
View Saved Items
You reached the limit of 20 saved items.
Please visit following link to manage you saved items.
You have already saved this item.