Of fireflies & darkness.

There once was a five-year old boy. It was summertime — and of course — there were fireflies.…

The Elk & the Eruv

A few years ago, when our three kids were teens and older, we decided to take them all…

Craving the Shredded Potato

Months ago, before my surgery, we had dinner at an Asian restaurant with a Chinese friend, M. She…

A wallpaper wizard

Look, it is not a lot to ask, I don’t think. After years and years and sleepless nights…

Bone Saws, Opiates & the Daily Black Pants

I have been asked to provide an update on my recovery: I knew that I was having major…

Of the Lilac Surgical Gown.

Of all the things I thought would make me happy in this life, I was completely unprepared for…

Radio silence, why I haven’t written…and the snow.

Hi there. Yes, we got back from Italy seven weeks ago. No, I haven’t written. Radio silence…yes I…

L’ultimo…the last.

The train car is almost empty. It is just past midnight. This is our last time on the…

I just jumped.

This year I learned to jump. It was my plan to do a language immersion — for as…

OsloOhhh.

Will you need help down the stairs, ma’am?, the flight attendant asks. No, I am ok going down,…

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