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In September on the West Coast, the onset of the rainy season brings back the daytime frogs. There’s just enough rain to keep the plants watered but not enough to make me miserable, and I’m glad to hear the frog’s […]

Small Gestures


Posting Number: 233 Job Title: Visiting Assistant Professor of Philosophy Is this a tenure track position? No Position Status: Full-time 1 year Position Summary: The Philosophy Department at Colorado College invites applications for a one-year visiting faculty position for the […]

VAP: Colorado College




Until recently, I attributed the chilling screams that came out of the woods to fishers, or, as they’re often inaccurately called, “fisher cats.” It was a given—a truthful wives’ tale, a fun tidbit about a neighborhood critter. Fishers scream. You’ll […]

The Fisher's Scream



The windows of houses gleam gold in the falling dusk: elegant, sprawling houses, with flagstone driveways and landscaped lawns. There’s an artificial lake somewhere off to the right. Wrought-iron gates and fences. I’ve taken a wrong turn. I gave my […]

A Gathering of Elk