vintage apron 1964. photograph ©2017 Lucy Mathews Heegaard.

The Apron

A souvenir apron from New York City in 1964 becomes an enduring love note from my grandmother

Airport Delays

12 Things I Learned on a Truly Crappy Travel Day

Part travelogue, part insider tips on the Minneapolis-St. Paul airport, and part confessional, this is a chronicle of my experience trying to get somewhere without success.

Home | A Story of Return 

“We carry each of us an urn of native soil…sweet enough to find the smell of home.” — Malcolm Cowley, “The Urn”