Drip. Drop. Drip. Drop. If you've ever owned a home, you know the damage that can be done by a slow leak. According to the EPA, the average household leak amounts to roughly 10,000 gallons of water per year. While the drops that come from a slow leak don't look like much, over time they … Continue reading Erosion

Messiness, Mosaics, and a Midwife of Words

On Wednesday, May 28th, Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient and midwife¬†of words, Maya Angelou transitioned from life to death. After the announcement on Twitter, I spent the next few hours reading memorials, articles, and dedications to the wise woman, activist, creative mother to the nation. Of everything I read, Lev Grossman's Time Magazine article struck¬†me … Continue reading Messiness, Mosaics, and a Midwife of Words