Handmade quilt in sage green, white, and apricot

Googling Cherry Tomatoes

My mom has become convinced that cherry tomatoes are not real tomatoes, but some genetically manufactured fake. I told her they’re just a different variety. She blew me off. I ...
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A bright yellow complex leaf on the ground with dry, dull brown leaves

We Don’t Say What We Want

My brother Eric said he wanted to surprise his birth mother. He planned to knock on her door five to ten minutes after I got there. I didn’t know if ...
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wet stairs leading up from a cave into sunlight

Meeting My Brother’s Birth Mother

On Sunday (today, if you are reading this on Sunday), I will visit my brother Eric’s birth mother. There are unnamable feelings, like an oil slick on water, or a ...
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