Charissa Lynn Drengsen | The Sun Magazine

Charissa Lynn Drengsen

Charissa Lynn Drengsen is a writer, artist, graduate student, and single mother. She lives in Sonoma County, California, where she ponders entropy and tries to remember why she thought being a homeowner was a good idea.

— From March 2000
Essays, Memoirs, & True Stories

Open Season

The redwoods of northern California rise around us as we snake along Highway 101 somewhere south of Eureka. The air here is plush, sunlight slanting through wisps of fog among the trees. Looking out the window, my daughter says, “Look, Mommy. The light is realer.”

March 2000
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