The shape of water

The shape of water

Yesterday, I called my mom to make alternative plans for our evening swimming date. “What? We’ll be fine,” she said. I glanced back at my cell phone and confirmed that the temperature outside read 58 degrees. “It’s a little chilly, don’t you think?” I said. “Listen, I’m going for my morning swim. If it’s too [...]

W stands for Whew! (and Whirlwind! and Wisconsin! and Weekend!)

I found myself in seven different cities this weekend, on a wonderful, whirlwind weekend celebrating everything we love about summer. We started Friday morning in Cecil, Wisconsin, where I led a hike through the Wisconsin Woods, despite a True Grit tumble into (cover your eyes, squeamish readers) a snake hole! (It may have been more [...]