In attesa – waiting

While we watched an Italian game show, we packed. So it was extra easy the next morning to…

Mille passi – a thousand steps

There is a place I have wanted to go. But last time I was not mobile and it…

Questi stivali – these boots.

It was many years ago during a dermatological excision that we, in our family, learned that Nancy Sinatra…

Mercoledì

The city is hot.  We are on the numero 15 tram…stiamo andando in centro – we are going to…

I prossimi passi …the next steps

We did it. We flew. The first day I always think — I am fine. But it is…

Molotov cocktails…and cocktails

Challenges create opportunities for action. We are in a time now where there are opportunities for you to find faith – to reach for something greater than yourself.

When Life Gives You COVID, make Lemon Cake

(Episode 27, Breathing Out Stars Podcast) Before I begin I want to say a thing about carrying on.…

Blue Grace

Episode 23. Blue Grace. It was Grace. It was pure, unadulterated grace. Like the old-fashioned kind. The Gift…

Wedding Bells & The Blue Shoes

I am not the first to write about a wedding and neither will I be the last. My…

Il blu — and the parrot.

Faccio un casino. I am a bit of a mess. Time zones, eh. I am meeting B, of…

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…

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