A More Perfect Union

I have a complicated relationship with the US. It had long been my desire to pull up stakes for Europe. I blame this on art school, reading about the Paris exiles, and a lot of misleading movies in which some not quite well formed young American goes abroad and becomes exactly who she’s meant to …
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Northwest Aurora

I’ve only seen the Aurora Borealis once. I was flying home from Alaska and I looked out the window of the riveted dual prop plane to see green and yellow ribbons of light dancing in the sky. I still feel like I was imagining it. Given that it was nearly 20 years ago, I’m not …
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