Dana VanderLugt | Writer

Saving Up Stories

This blog post was originally published on The Twelve.  My grandpa passed away last winter. One of the things I miss most is saving up stories for him. My family still gathers around grandma‚Äôs table every Sunday, and most weeks my husband, kids, and I are there....

Middle

Definition: (Adjective) At an equal distance from the extremities of something  Synonyms: Center or Midst, suggesting that a person or thing is closely surrounded or encompassed on all sides, especially by that which is thick or dense; such as the midst of a...

Walking each other home

“We’re all just walking each other home.” — Ram Dass Nestled back in the corner of my basement storage room are boxes of letters.  Letters my cousin and I wrote back and forth weekly as children. Letters from camp counselors and cabin...