Wednesday, 8 Feb 2023
Issue: Spring 2016: Other Lives

Kuwait Shorts

by Adriana Paramo

When my husband and I first moved to Kuwait, we lived in a fantastic new house located in a Shiite neighborhood.


by Donna Marsh

I ran downhill as the wind took up my hair, and I felt, at the last second before it all stopped, only the lightest touch of sneaker to pavement. I was as close to flight as I would ever be.

Follow the Boom

by Hal Sundt

None of the guys I’d talked to — reckless roughnecks, seasoned veterans who’d ridden out the boom-and-bust cycle before, clean-shaven company men who exuded a corporate coolness — could describe what it was like to approach every day of work not knowing if it’d be your last.