Photo: Martin Beek, Creative Commons, cc license Photo: Rodney Campbell, Creative Commons, cc license Yellow, black, and white goldfinches flit and dart about the sunflowers. In the mad jungle of ragtag red, orange, and yellow sunflowers, a crowd of goldfinches has moved in. With circus precision, the finches hang upside down, bobbing on the gangly…

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His long toes and foot stretched out slowly from the backseat of the car to settle on my armrest. “Is this okay, Mom?” John asked. Reflected in my sun-visor, his broad shoulders spilled past his third of the backseat, brushing against my daughter’s. His leg slid up to the front seat’s armrest, flexing out stiffness.…

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