Oomen explores place and identity in admirable new essays.
"Jennifer grabbed my hand and squeezed it tight."
"I said the only thing I could think to say."
It has been a hard and charming winter.
"Technology is the camp fire around which we tell our stories."
"Nothing is too small to ignore."
Amelia Larson, an English major at Michigan State University, reflects on the influence of Dug, a special member of her family.
Jason threw the stone angel on the table . . .