The Fire and the Roses

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

My Uber driver kissed me and it wasn’t even creepy.

I wasn’t looking for drama.   I really wasn’t. But that morning they left me at the table,…

The Gathering and The Safety of the Burrito

I woke to a dream where I was on the street in twilight. With my little child.   A…

The Lost Mariners and Almost Missing Maui

This morning I heard the most amazing story. There was a cruise ship – and a Greek captain…

Chaos, Kindness & The Flood of Garlic.

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

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…

The Worst Thing That Could Happen

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

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