Category: Boston

Boomerangs

After hyperventilating at the apocalyptic mess in girlchild’s room, the floor laden with crafts half- done and clothes half- worn we together resolved on a plan for a tidier space. Our reconnaissance mission to a store called Boomerangs for the elusive desk with drawers. We purchased a solid oak grand dame of drawers, loaded with […]

She’s Still There

When was a time in your life when you felt the most hope? That’s the question Chrystal Evans Hurst asks in her new book She’s Still There: Rescuing the Girl in You. Hurst posits that if we ask that person, the person we were who was full of hope about our future, we will find […]

Six Years a Southerner

“Looks like Michelangelo is getting a bath,” said the dad, bending over the grate where his offspring had wedged an action figure into a ground sewage stream. “Do y’all understand how this happened?” One of the funniest scenes during our time in the South played out within the first month of our arrival, some six […]