Stars

By Stefanie Hollmichel In the desert, the night sky presses down, making you feel that if it wasn’t so vast and you weren’t so small, there would be no room to breathe. Here, away from civilization, it is easy to imagine you can feel the earth spinning. When you are properly dizzy and lightheaded, you…

Go Green

Another cold, gray early December day. The temperature is dropping and the light rain that has been falling since the middle of the afternoon is beginning to change to sleet. I trudge up the increasingly slick sidewalk from the bus stop to my house around the corner. Bare trees. Brown grass. The world has gone…