You’ll Always Be a Planet To Me

Dear Pluto, They say you are just a dwarf planet; that you are not the largest object beyond Neptune. You were demoted and nearly forgotten. Relegated to a footnote in a science book. A blurry dot in the distant firmament. I grew up in Flagstaff, Arizona, the town where you were first discovered. I wentContinue reading “You’ll Always Be a Planet To Me”

An Open Letter to the Doctor

Dear Doctor, You are a man of many faces who has lived many lifetimes. For over a thousand years, you’ve been traveling through time and space in a ship disguised as a blue police box. But I’ve only been following your exploits for the past year or so. I first met you in your NinthContinue reading “An Open Letter to the Doctor”

An Open Letter to Sherlock Holmes

Dear Mr. Holmes, Despite being thoroughly aware that you’re a fictional character, I must admit I’ve always felt that you and I were kindred spirits. I became a fan of your work shortly after I learned how to read. I don’t know when or where I happened upon that green, leather-bound book with gilded pagesContinue reading “An Open Letter to Sherlock Holmes”