Sajid.

It was the most indulgent of rides. We scheduled a three-stop-transport…from upper Brooklyn down to his neighborhood…and then…

How Matzah Made My Dog Love Me Again.

“I would imagine us at the fair, walking hand-in-paw, sharing an ice cream…carrot, of course.”

The Snow Cake

“They were the same little people whose snowy socks went around and around my dryer…”

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…

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,…

Seven months…interrupted.

I have given away our extra pantry items, our blender. We are down to the our tiniest bone…

In ruins.

We are on an island. A big one. A place where streets are broken and the trunks of…

Un giorno normale — a normal day.

It was just a normal day. Up early, hulling strawberries for smoothies. We strip the bed to run…

Six Months Now.

Six months, now. We have our favorite curry cashews. We now have fresh basil growing on our windowsill.…

The magical olive tree

We had just returned from a week away the night before and had all manner of clean laundry…

Doing what Romans do.

We were in this country for so very long before we made it down to Roma.   So…

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