The Legacy of Dust

And to dust we shall return.  I’ve been thinking a lot about bodies lately. And Ash Wednesday always invites me to think about the end of my body’s existence. It will, one day, be dust. Elizabeth Alexander in her memoir The Light of the World, writes about her husband dying. She sees the moment whenContinue reading “The Legacy of Dust”

To Be A Tree

I have been noticing trees lately, more than I used to. I think it has to do with owning a home, having a yard, going on daily summer walks through the neighborhood, past the same trees. My neighbor tells me the tree in my front yard got struck by lighting a few years ago. ItContinue reading “To Be A Tree”