How not to forget who we are
Because stories are more than just stories
When I was eight years old, there was nothing I wanted more than a goat. I wanted to bring one home, set him up in our back yard so he’d play and run around and butt things with his head — forgetting, of course, that all he’d actually do is eat everything in sight.
Why did I want this? I have no idea, honestly, other than the heart wants what it wants. …