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Zile Elliven

Trial by Moving

By Zile Elliven

I’ve always loved moving. The excitement, the indescribable feeling of new beginnings, and, of course, getting rid of stuff I don’t need. Due to the ephemeral nature of my father’s job as a pastor, I’ve moved more times than I can count, so I’ve gotten really good at it. So it stands to reason that, […]

Sister, Beautify Thyself

By Zile Elliven

In the not-too-distant past, I used to wake up, drag myself out of bed, find a way to get my sleep-addled brain to feed the kids – and myself, stuff them into their clothes, and finally, finally get myself dressed. More often than not, the result of all of this was that, when I came […]