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We were maybe twenty miles west of Billings, Montana, when we topped a hill and the land fell out before us, plains running in a soup bowl to the next plateau, the purple-blue sky a canopy fastened to the horizons at 360 degrees. Elisa drew in a breath and said, “I never get used to […]

So This is Christmas …

Well, not yet. But soon. I’ve had a year, to say the least. This seems to happen when the calendar is on an even number. Divorce, heartbreak, starting anew in an old place, trying to get my bearings. Again. There has been happiness, too, of course—a new book came out, new friendships emerged, I settled […]