October 6, 2012 9:14 PM
Our world seems devoted, in this moment, to the task of healing. It’s not the greater world I speak of. No, I mean only this small fraction of it that we occupy — a region that endured what seemed an endless spell of rainless weeks and brutal heat. It’s here that an impulse of recovery can be sensed. The evidence of it abounds, in small ways as well as large.