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.

The Imnaha General Store

by Kristin Scheel

The Imnaha store is still on the way somewhere; it’s a hard way, but once you’re on it, that’s it.

Photo Essay: A Southern African Meditation

by Donna Scheidt

And as we watch, we cannot help but think in certain moments that we look in a mirror, that we not only watch but are watched and then we simply are.