Procession. Photo by Karen Karlovich.

Aldermarsh Farewell

It didn’t feel like goodbye. I was told in July that the 86-year-old owner of the sacred land of Aldermarsh Retreat Center would be selling it,…

Down to the Sea

(As my friend Nora’s dying process extends longer than we ever thought it would, with days becoming weeks and flowing into months, those of us…