Friday Harbor

16 years ago I woke up to a message on my answering machine from my father, telling me he was okay, and that a plane┬áhad flown into the Twin Towers. I turned on the TV and there they were, one tower trailing a stream of black smoke. All throughout the morning- the tower collapsing, the women in the green dress … Read More

Fort Flagler

When we came to the boat, it was covered in ash. The rain had not yet washed it clean. Our fingers turned gray as we readied her to leave the slip. I was still glum from saying goodbye to the dogs- even leaving for a week renders me slightly heartbroken. The air was congested with mist and drizzle, the horizon … Read More