An Ode to Light (and my Sister)

“How far that little candle throws his beams! So shines a good deed in a weary world.” ― William Shakespeare

Of Letters and Stories and Cuban Revolution

Imagine finding an old letter that reveals your parents were first-hand witnesses to Fidel Castro taking power in Cuba in 1959.

Summer in the Marsh

“And so with the sunshine and the great bursts of leaves growing on trees, I had that familiar conviction that life was beginning over again with the summer.”― F. Scott Fitzgerald

Winter Reprise

“Weather kept them humble.” — Annie Proulx. I suppose that never knowing what to expect can make even the mighty feel humble.