Pine Street Episode 202: Recalibration

There was a time when David would never have done such a thing: bring groceries to someone, leave before they could thank him, much less before he could plant the seed for what he wanted in return. The experience of giving freely has made David giddy with joy. He feels fifty pounds lighter, and ten … Continue reading Pine Street Episode 202: Recalibration

Pine Street Episode 201: Recalibration

Summer starts, according to the calendar, the third week in June. For many North American humans, including our friends on Pine Street, the rhythms of the climate make the end of May feel like the true start of the warm season.  By the end of May, the spring blossoms are fading to a delicate shade … Continue reading Pine Street Episode 201: Recalibration

Pine Street Episode 196

Vulnerable seniors. Douglas struggled with the knowledge that this phrase applied to him. Except when he looked in the mirror, he thought of himself as a man in his thirties, or occasionally, a teenager of eighteen or nineteen, with a whole life to look forward to. But no, here he was, turning seventy, married for … Continue reading Pine Street Episode 196