Re-Thinking Valentine’s Day

When I was growing up, my whole family celebrated Valentine’s Day. It wasn’t something my parents hired a sitter to…

Why Study English Literature

I was undeclared when I came to Chapman. I remember telling people I would probably major in Business, or something…

Cheaper than Time Travel

Suddenly, I’m back there. I’m sitting on the damp grass, boots dangling off of the cliff’s edge, watching the sunset…

A Wasp in the Beehive

Fresh off the plane, I stumble down the jet bridge into empty Gate 51 of the Copenhagen airport. I’m traveling…

The Bell Tolls

When I woke up this morning I felt numb. I felt a buzzing in my head and in my heart–dull…