- What's going on when we're romantically unrewarded and can't get out of it. By Mary Gooderham.
- Beauty — and some heartache — in wondrous rot. Photographs by Tim Wilson.
- Laments that deftly mix ease and trouble, as if it's all part of the same dance to love and loss. By Brian Baumgart.
- The tragic case study of Afghanistan before blowback. By Chris Lowry.