'Atonement' tagged posts

Life On The Line

LightGrams March 5, 2020 Volume 24, Number 8 As we focus on the coronavirus, some are reminding us of similar events in the recent past. One such event was the SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome) virus that broke out in southern China in 2002. The story of Dr. Joanna Tse emerges from that dark time…

An Unpayable Bill

LightGrams January 4, 2017 Volume 22, Number 1 Let me warn you: This is an Erie story. Before sticklers for precise spelling begin screaming let me assure you that I know how to spell the word that means “strange” or “weird”: that would be eerie, and it’s not capitalized. The story to which I’m about…

The GOAT

LightGrams March 23, 2017 Volume 21, Number 11 I remember the morning well, though it was a few years ago.  I had just opened the garage door to put something in the trash and I saw an animal walking up the slope in our back yard.  It took only a moment to identify it –…