Your Leaving

I don’t remember your leaving. I remember your coming home—the argument I had with your parents, the bubble I felt around myself while among joyful families, the Shoney’s breakfast we shared before coming home to have sex on the kitchen […]

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Clean Slates

Once a year or so, I drive my 2006 Prius out to the county to have it detailed. It’s a ridiculous amount of money to spend on washing a car, especially this one. The back passenger door panel is a […]

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A Proof for Truth

Mathematics is considered the model of black-and-white truth—the universal language of the world. But this is a myth. I once taught Euclidean geometry, the most basic of all theoretical mathematics, to high school students. This geometry is based on a […]

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Zoe Has Two Mommies

“Mommy and Mama!  Look at me!” Heads whip around the playground as Zoe calls out to me and my partner, Gina.  I notice some of the adults nearby looking quizzically at her–and then at us. Our daughter, an articulate and […]

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