Trumspringa

The temptation to step off your career track and become a shepherd in the mountains, following your flock between pastures with a sheepdog and a rifle, watching storms at dusk from the doorway of a small cabin, just the kind of hypnotic diversion that allows your thoughts to make a break for it and wander…

A Wild Sheep Chase

As long as I stared at the clock, at least the world remained in motion…. And as long as I knew the world was still in motion, I knew I existed. It begins simply enough: A twenty-something advertising executive receives a postcard from a friend, and casually appropriates the image for an insurance company’s advertisement….