The Holiday Season is coming.

KVC Holiday Heroes Benefit We met Amy and Jessica, owners of Espresso Yourself, through our shared interest in foster care. When I came to America almost exactly 29 years ago, I ended up alone in a strange country for most of the long Thanksgiving weekend, almost mad with loneliness. It’s hard to be separated from […]


Herons and Heroes

I was walking the local trails this weekend when something angular caught the corner of my eyes. Sure enough, through the bushes, there it was, a spike on stilts, a large grey heron standing in the creek. It didn’t appear to be hunting, just stoic with its feet in the chilly water. You might be […]