Ending with Grace

Ending with Grace

The gymnast springs from the mat to the impossible bars above. Her willowy form flips in an artful spiral through...

Nativity Needed

Nativity Needed

We landed in Manhattan in search of great Christmas cheer. We strode among holiday shoppers and dined beside neighborly locals....

Precious Distraction

Precious Distraction

The sanctuary’s music and message fade the instant I see one. They snatch my attention from intimate conversations. Even the deepest gloom...

Mist You

Mist You

Snowflakes dove from high clouds, mimicking their northern sisters who had successfully decorated the landscape for Christmas. Tropical breezes dissolved the...

Strength in Solace

Strength in Solace

The world headlines scream with grueling details of torture and slaying of helpless innocents. The nation roils as hateful chants billow...