Falling Back

It’s an unpopular sentiment, but I kind of love it when Daylight Saving Time ends.

Partly it’s because twilight right now is a velvety indigo you don’t see in any other season. Partly it’s because it reminds me of growing up in the Midwest, and walking home on crisp evenings, through frost-coated leaves, the warm scent of newly re-opened fireplaces in the air. Continue reading “Falling Back”

What If?

The literary world’s been having a bit of fun lately, pummeling novelist Jonathan Franzen.

In a recent interview, the author of The Corrections revealed that he was unsettled by his feelings of disconnection and bewilderment toward the Milennial generation. He wanted to understand 20-somethings better. So he decided to learn about younger people…by adopting an Iraqi orphan. Continue reading “What If?”