Individual as DNA, it spoke to me from fridge notes, Christmas tags, and report cards I took back to school, with her hurried scrawl at the bottom. Even now, the […]
The Art of Falling You fall from a horse enough times and you learn how to fall— like snow, rain or love, all goose-down and no elbows. He spooks at […]
My daughter-in-law, Mollie, proposed, around this time last year, a family trip to Hawaii for this Christmas season. Mollie is Jewish, so a sense of Christmas tradition is not particularly […]
Keep Your Palm Flat A mangle of uneaten apples underneath the McIntosh tree, the most we’ve ever grown. Too many to enjoy, despite my pleas to come pick. We have […]
The weather has been so screwy this summer in Maryland—only a couple days over 90 when usually we have weeks and weeks of stifling heat. This year, tons of rain, […]
I met David Daniel in 1982 on the streets of Baltimore. What were any of us doing at the time? That day involved a boat, an ex-husband, and a faceless […]
As promised, a more in-depth chat with Jama Rattigan of Jama’s Alphabet Soup about my new book Take This Spoon. Read the interview here.