Bundy Didn’t Just Seize My Bird Refuge

Bundy Didn’t Just Seize My Bird Refuge

Connect with Mary on social media FollowFollowFollowFollow He Hijacked My Brain. I don’t know what’s happening to me. I study Gandhi. I’ve always steered my kids from violence in word, deed, and entertainment, nixing bloody comics and first-person shooter games. I...
On Fragility

On Fragility

Connect with Mary on social media FollowFollowFollowFollow I’m starting a new series about things that delight, surprise, or  amuse me. They make my heart leap and remind me that life on Planet Earth is dazzling and that countless earthly and human creations –and...

Teachers and Mountaintops

Connect with Mary on social media FollowFollowFollowFollow It’s seven a.m. on a school day and I write from atop Mt. Pisgah.  The sun burns through the early morning haze enough for a glimpse of real mountains—snow-capped Cascades—that heft themselves over these...

Gratitude for Lunch

Connect with Mary on social media FollowFollowFollowFollow My child peers into our bedroom and, finding us still supine, frowns.  “It’s time to make breakfast and lunch.” As we perform the morning routine, I cheerfully inquire, multiple times, “Want eggs?” I can’t...