Lost Words

A is for acorn. B is for buttercup. C is for chestnut. Or maybe: A is for almond. B is for blackberry. C is for crocus. You recognize these words, right? They’re familiar, right? You can probably even picture the two-toned brown nut with its textured top hat. Possibly taste the juicy blackberry in your…

Reading List

I noticed recently that I’m not consuming books in the way I once did. And that even when I do read, I don’t have the attention span I once did. It’s true I also don’t have the physical stamina or muscle strength or flexibility that I once did, either. I blame social media–the same way…