“The best review I know how to give”: Lorri Neilsen Glenn’s Threading Light: Explorations in Loss and Poetry

I’ve just finished reading Lorri Neilsen Glenn‘s amazing book of essays, Threading Light: Explorations in Loss and Poetry. This is a book that blows my mind—that blows my mind and my heart wide open. It is a book of gifts, a work that gathers the diffuse gifts of a life and slowly, lyrically—with great attentiveness […]

Happy (belated) Leap Day

Yesterday was my daughter’s first Leap Day. I tried to explain the concept to her, but got a bit hung up in the details. I had the vague sense this extra day existed to correct for some kind of basic imperfection in the fit between the earth’s orbit around the sun and the system we […]