I pull up CNN on my phone and click refresh.  Biden Getting Close. Refresh.  Biden Nearing 270. Refresh.  Biden Closes In On 270. Refresh.  For days the headline barely changes. Nearing is not enough. Closing in is not enough. The gap needs to be obliterated…annihilated…eviscerated. My stomach ties itself in knots. Constrictor knots, double fisherman’s … Continue reading Refresh

Big Baby

Seven months into the pandemic one of our cats went missing. He’d disappeared a few times before but never for this long. It felt like particularly cruel timing, given all that we’ve already lost because of COVID. The aborted trips and performances, the time with loved ones, the missed family celebrations, the sad virtual 8th … Continue reading Big Baby