Love grows here

And with the planting of one tiny little seed, the world changes. I was probably around the age of six or seven when I first planted a garden. Mama got really into organic growing and grinding that year--growing vegetables, grinding wheat. Trying out new homeopathic remedies from the Orbit Health Food Store. She says that …

A Great Many Things

I sit in the upstairs corner of Franklin's new local coffee shop, The Frothy Monkey. Sunlight peaks in coyly through the old, spotted window--as if she is unsure whether or not she will be interrupting our conversation. "This history professor," the woman says, in-between sips of a small, sweet latte, "he told her that she …