Up here in the upper midwest, winters sure feel long. But a recent climate change study reminds us that winter is actually shrinking. By 2100, summer is projected to last nearly half a year and winter will be less than two months. What will happen to spring, that long season of transition? It doesn’t look […]
Desire Lines Radio is named after the desire paths we trod through the grass, those dirt trails that feel more natural than what’s been laid out. Feature contributor Carrie Ann Welsh follows emergent stories, slow scenes, and making lines of connection where we want them to be.
Eighty-five-year-old Barbara Lozowski reads poems she’s written about knitted afghans, growing old, and a circle of trees in the Upper Peninsula. Recorded in Kentucky in 2018. My grandma, Barbara Lozowski–we call her “Ama”–just turned 88. For years she’s written poems in spiral notebooks. In 2018, I spent a few weeks with my grandparents in Kentucky. […]