July 4, 2018

After taking the last batch of cookies out of the oven, Anna wanted to go for a walk. It had started snowing again. Just a few light flurries. It’s the pleasantest kind of snowfall, especially at night.

It was the winter after the record breaking snowfall, so even though there was a lot of snow outsi...

September 14, 2017

Like a ritual, whenever I'm home, I spend my nights at Donut Shack. It's open twenty-four hours. Tonight fits the pattern. I send a text to Matt, Isaac, and Austin. 

"Donut Shack?" I ask.

"I'm bringing Everett" Austin replies.

Twenty minutes later, we're all sitting around the counter. A Greek lady is...

August 31, 2017

When I was home for Christmas break last year, but a few days after Christmas, I had coffee with my friend Ellie at Bakers & Co—our regular spot. I can't remember if I took her there first or if she took me first. I like the Market bun better than she does, but even I think it's too sticky sometimes...

August 10, 2017

Stories featured in this episode:

Table for six

I wanted to keep packing, but everyone else was hungry and bored so they came to pick me up. We went to the Texas Roadhouse on 28th Street at 5:45 p.m. Jon wanted steak. In the waiting area, they have a window to the kitchen and below the window is a dis...

August 3, 2017

The first time I remember being lost was right after I had gotten saved at Billy Graham's last crusade.

He was set to speak at Oriole Park at Camden Yards. It was early July, 2006. A group from my church was all going to ride together in a school bus.

At 6:30pm, the adults were ready to leave and star...

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