Most of the time, I sleep through the mourning. Till it comes horning in with the blast of noon day rays at my window. I feel for my mother, for what we could never have. Mourning the lost hours spent on “what your problem is is you don’t—” and “no one else is going to […]
Odd that I’d remember flying alone under a summer ceiling of benign cumulus as a silent time. There was always the snarl of the old Lycoming that made talk impossible, even if there’d been someone else along. Below, a stitched and measured Midwest world tilted when I banked, fell away in a climb. I was a kitten on a rug, pouncing on the elements in my J3 Cub, wings and rudder like flung-out thoughts of lift and motion...
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acob Nelson, 27, is co-founder of Phryg Coffee Co. The San Diego-based company, which makes cold brew coffees and teas, brought its first products to market this fall. Its name is an allusion to the Phrygian cap, an ancient symbol of enlightenment, and to the phonetic “fridge.” Jacob started going regularly to Quaker meeting as […]