An Update and Time to Move Forward

It only felt right to follow up on last week’s post before moving forward with more stories from the city. A lot is happening around town, and I need to get back to covering it, for my own sanity and sense-of-purpose as much as for anyone else. My brother continues to struggle. He was taken […]

Sometimes Life Gets Real

Voices down the hallway issue commands, offer assurances, and resonate with anxiety. Machines swish, beep dissonant tones, and cast digital glows across the room in greens, blues, and oranges. The smell is clean and antiseptic, and yet not pleasant. Wires dangle. Nurses pad softly past, their pace sometimes urgent, always moving; doors slamming down the […]

Guests on a Cold Weekend: What to Do?

Urban Brother and Urban Niece hit town Thursday night. You might remember Thursday as the day we had snow showers in mid-November. They’ve come this way this time of year before and sometimes it has been cold, but this seemed a bit more harsh than what we normally see in mid-November. I didn’t take a […]