Mado Kara Mieru

By Steve Carr Aika sat beneath the blossoming boughs of a cherry tree catching falling petals in the palms of her outstretched hands. Her lips trembled as she hummed a tune of her own creation. It was as light and lovely as the gentle breeze that kissed her cheeks, an expression of joy, a celebratory … Continue reading Mado Kara Mieru

Their Time: Female Biathletes, a Landmark Anniversary, and the Battle against Climate Change

By Kris Haines-Sharp She came with two kids, two guns, and a dog. The dog and children stayed. The guns? Another story. One sold to a man in his forties who had taken up biathlon. The other, propped in a case in the back of our bedroom closet. I stopped reading the stickers, plastered on … Continue reading Their Time: Female Biathletes, a Landmark Anniversary, and the Battle against Climate Change