Monthly Archives: December 2012

Cable from Northcentral Pennsylvania on the Eve of the New Year

Legs stretched out this evening beneath the floral print covers at the Pine Barn Inn in Danville Pennsylvania, home of the Ironmen. A cup of tea cooling on the bedside table. Whomp out the window of a helicopter touching down at Geisinger, the hospital just up the hill. God knows what tragedy required that flight. […]

Small Kindness on the Dawn of the Apocalypse

From where this desire to burn down our lives and begin again? It is an urge to be resisted. Small kindnesses tip the balance in favor of toeing the line. The TSA woman in Sitka who makes an exception and drains your water instead of making you go through security again. The flight attendant who […]