La doccia, i dolcetti e la piccola danza.

Avevo paura…ho avuto paura…avevo avuto paura. Prima, avevo paura delle molte cose.   I have been afraid…I was…

The Fire and the Roses

Eleven years ago we were getting ready to leave the house for the first seder at Jane’s house.…

Ben & Rob & Bear

It was just one of those beautiful mornings in early June in the way, way North…the kind of…

The S Word

She gave me permission to write this. We were all sitting on the couch watching the end of…

Watch me reading The Hospital Bed.

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We Breathe Out Stars

The first time I saw Cirque du Soleil was in Los Angeles, 1987. When the first notes of…

Chaos, Kindness & The Flood of Garlic.

To write this, I wrote it five times — and then a sixth.  It was still a mess.…

Call Me Sudsy Malone.

Usually this time of year — as the darkening begins – I feel myself beginning to withdraw. Although…

I am not afraid of Hell.

If the worst thing we can be is to not be ourselves; If our greatest sin is despair……

Fishing & The Hospital Bed

Yesterday they brought a hospital bed into my father’s house Of course, in the past few weeks he…

We’d like to put you in a home.

When I was a little girl, I always thought I would live near Chicago. It had never, in…

“Is this all there is?”

Two years before my father died, he was refusing medical treatment. At that time it became increasingly apparent…

The Worst Thing That Could Happen

When I was a little girl living near Chicago, I imagined that the worst thing that could happen…

Perspective and Innocence

  Three days ago this happened: There is a family in Tel Aviv…many families in Tel Aviv…who go…

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