Start: Summer 2014

Will, Work, and Imagination

Editor's note

To Begin Is to Start

Before You Know It

Your health may be determined by stresses experienced by your great-grandparents. How does this change how we plan for the future?

Almost a Family

After years of trying to conceive, we decided to adopt. But the uncertainty was just beginning.

Origin Stories

The surprising beginnings of six of Oregon’s claims to fame

Small Man in a Big Country

Native language is just the first thing an immigrant family abandons in order to become American.

Clowns for Christ

How I lost my faith and found my nose

On the Bench

Not starting and starting again


Readers write about "Start"