Monthly Archives: September 2004

A Moment of Peace

It’s cold, and I see stars. Both of these are strange. I’m here at the Mather Campground, Grand Canyon, camping with Mike, my college roommate, up here at 7000 feet near the South Rim. I can’t say it’s completely tranquil; … Continue reading

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A Moment of Crying

What counts as sufficient crying? I’m at the house of my college roommate and his wife. Their child, Corinne, has been crying for at least 12 minutes now. (I was wakened 12 minutes ago.) It feels almost exponential. Do I … Continue reading

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