The ancients were here before us. Their legacy still persists in our stories.
Storytelling and the Deep Ocean
• Dec. 14, 2023, 10:21 p.m.
I drive east, thinking about old stories. I meander through traffic, scanning alleys between the high towers, looking for people I know. Several of my counseling students will be out today, trying ...Read more
The shank of wood is dry, and splintered at its base, and corrugated with rough grain where I have split it with an ax from the fallen log. A layer of bark, silvered and mottled, lies along one edg...Read more
Excerpted from A Stone's Throw: The Enduring Nature of Myth , by Ross Laird It is quiet on the dock. A speckle of frost on the handrail melts into the wood as I touch it. Trees on the ...Read more