vol. 13, num. 9 :: 2014.05.02 — 2014.05.15
For some, the relationship to the places where they live is characterized by fidelity, not unlike a marriage relationship. What does it mean to love our places in sickness and in health, for better or worse, ‘til death do us part?
At home in Washington, D.C., next door or across town.
A reflection on place during a season of discernment.
What can you say when home gets down on one knee?
Exploring the memories buried beneath the surface of the family farm.
It’s a long way, and yet not so far, between then and now.
To travel, or to stay at home? A question of identity.
An love letter to Austin, Texas, in all of its incarnations.
A reflection on the powerful hold a cottage can have on our hearts.
Pondering the sense of belonging that transcends a structure.
Albany Park Theater Project’s God’s Work shows us the kind of world we live in.
A place is intimately connected with the memory of a grandmother.
A move to Pennsylvania from Michigan inspires a meaningful mix CD.
Lindsay Crandall on renovating a room for her daughter.
A poem by Jennifer Strange.
Even in a country you know by heart
its hard to go the same way twice
the life of the going changes.
The chances change and make a new way.
Any tree or stone or bird
can be the bud of a new direction. The
natural correction is to make intent
of accident. To get back before dark
is the art of going.
“Traveling at Home” from Traveling at Home
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