A Sunset Swim

Bright, erupting sunsets cascading down over a body of water that reflect so vibrantly I can’t even tell where the sky ends and the water begins are undeniably my favorite phenomena to witness, even when they signal the end to a magnificent vacation. After several rounds of cards lazily played as we lounged around in […]

The Only Ten I’ve Seen

My family’s cottage on Atwood Lake is home to an accumulation of hand-me-down couches and recliners that no longer fit the stylish standards of “this season’s” (or this decade’s) décor. Among these mismatched items stands a five-shelf bookshelf that showcases a small portion of my great-grandfather’s library of encyclopedias, poetry, drama and philosophical texts. The […]