Forgot your password?

We just sent you an email, containing instructions for how to reset your password.

Sign in

  • A second childhood, spelled out in words pulled from a textbook, written in a language I am but a novice of. Learning these words puts me on a mission to understand a new culture as a way to find out a little bit more about myself. As I drift ever closer to Finland, I, too, drift closer to my own heart.

    I seek to see myself through fresh eyes.
    • Share

    Connected stories:


Collections let you gather your favorite stories into shareable groups.

To collect stories, please become a Citizen.

    Copy and paste this embed code into your web page:

    px wide
    px tall
    Send this story to a friend:
    Would you like to send another?

      To retell stories, please .

        Sprouting stories lets you respond with a story of your own — like telling stories ’round a campfire.

        To sprout stories, please .

            Better browser, please.

            To view Cowbird, please use the latest version of Chrome, Safari, Firefox, Opera, or Internet Explorer.