Monthly Archives: April 2014

IT’S IN YOUR BLOOD

Dear Evangeline, It’s been some time since I’ve written. I have been wavering between taking these letters “offline” and continuing to “put it all out there.” I was leaning toward the former until I came across a tiny little box. It measures just 3 x 5 inches in width, but its depth is inestimable. The box contains just paper, but… Read more →

I HATE LENA DUNHAM

Dear Evangeline, The lessons of this letter are about the color green. You don’t know your colors yet, but you’ll soon learn that green is the color of seaweed, a slimy and offensive plant that holds within it the possibility of pure delectability. The same is true of jealousy. This “green-eyed monster” is rarely a welcomed sight, but I want… Read more →

THE PAGAN CHILD

Dear Evangeline, I’ve thought about writing this post since the minute I knew you were growing inside me. Actually, even before that. The topic is incendiary. And really, it isn’t appropriate for anyone to question your mother on this subject, but by virtue of your mother being white, American and of a Catholic lineage, it is a subject that comes… Read more →

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