A personal description of dawn over an awaiting surf.
Part one of the author’s “Roots of Greatness, Wings of Light” collection about her grandparents. This essay centers on her paternal grandmother, “Mamo.”
Part three of the author’s Roots of Greatness, Wings of Light set about her grandparents. This essay takes the form of an imagined letter from her paternal grandfather, a particularly reflective and poignant expression from a man called “Big Daddy” within his family.
Part two of the author’s “Roots of Greatness, Wings of Light” collection about her grandparents. This essay centers on her maternal grandmother.
One young man found his identity hanging out with people seemingly very different from him.
A pair of socks leads the author to reflect on the impact his choices have made on his life
A girl works to come to grips with her brother’s attempted suicide.
A letter by an Alaskan high school student studying abroad in Argentina, sent to his family and friends.
A description of a space and time that takes advantage of words to capture what film and audio equipment never could.
Recipient of the 2003 Frodo’s Notebook Essay Award, this piece details one of those events that sneak up from time to time to recenter our lives.