A Christmas Reflection on an Extraordinary Life & Murree’s First Christmas

My most recent article in Catapult is an important one to me as it is about my mother.
If you have read my blog or other essays, you may recognize bits and pieces of this article from those sources in this synthesis and retelling of a story that is central to me. This piece may not be my final work on this subject, but it is a significant one nonetheless.
Also in this issue is a picture of my brother and sister-in-law’s new puppy, who is named after the town where I went to boarding school:
And, though I have not gotten a chance to read it, I commend the rest of the issue to you as well.