When It Is Time for a Change

When It Is Time for a Change

We have a lot of really large vultures in our neighborhood. They hang out, like a feathery biker gang, cool in their black coats, eyeing you as you go by, larger than you’d expect. We’re not a neighborhood full of forests, or of deer or other animals, and...

Four Years’ Work

Four years ago, through my sister and brother-in-law, I met a remarkable family here in Chapel Hill. First I met Emmanuel; his wife Veronica was still working on getting her Green Card, and she and their children lived in Canada. Emmanuel was in his late 20s when we...