One Lucky Granddaughter

On October 15th, I lost my grandmother to cancer. The disease engulfed Dot’s body almost as quickly as she learned the diagnosis. Three days earlier, when the doctors assured she still had a few weeks, I returned home from my hospital visit, gathered my

When I Write

I write in between blowing on hot food and gluing dried leaves to paper plates. I write in between clipping fingernails and carefully picking up broken pieces of glass. I write in between dropping uneaten food into the garbage and pulling tags off of unworn clothes. I