Loss (memoir): Ep46

“It is a Sunday night, and I, with my cat, am in my mother’s basement: a forty-seven-year-old man, who earlier that day delivered a sermon on Ecclesiastes to a congregation of Lutherans, surrounded by that tan masonite paneling, corresponding with a woman in Oregon on an online dating app, and thinking he ought to exercise, while his children were likely watching a movie at their mother’s house an hour away.”

Theme music is “Holiday Gift” by Kai Engel, via Creative Commons. For artist information, see http://www.kai-engel.com

How Eleanor Whitney Lost Her Limp (story): Ep44

“When Eleanor Whitney was young, the nipple on her left knee was a simple oddity. And like many genetic oddities (birthmarks, cleft chins, red hair), Eleanor’s was easy to ignore: it had always been there.”

Theme music is “Holiday Gift” by Kai Engel, via Creative Commons. For artist information, see http://www.kai-engel.com