Monthly Archives: November 2016

Give Thanks at Thanksgiving

In this time of Thanksgiving in the United States, I have so much to be thankful for. My childhood set me up for success—parents who loved me and taught me to be curious, to read, to push myself. I give … Continue reading

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Thank You, Veterans

For many years, when my bike-riding time exceeded my writing time, I rode to a cemetery each Veterans Day. My helmet off, I’d walk the grounds and pay my respects to each gravesite marked with a war—CAW, WWI, WWII, Korea, … Continue reading

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Saveet Visits Again

Welts burn where Avaareet whipped me for rolling the grass more slowly than the others. I rub at my right calf, where hair no longer grows from scars long-healed. Temple life favors no one, but an orphan least of all. … Continue reading

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