Rounding Third and Heading for Home

Some would call this a lie of omission, but I like to think of it as a lie of grace. The things we choose not to reveal immediately, or...

Amygdala and the Kiss

Nonny: Breaking English between each line, her silver-capped smile summoned me forward for a celery-water kiss misted with a hint of...

A Shirt Built for Two

You're supposed to gain weight, they said. You're eating for two, they said. I stretched the bottom of my red sleeveless top with one...

If I Only Knew Then What I Know Now

Amid this pandemic, I turned 50! (Yes, that deserved an exclamation point) Oh, I had so many plans for 50. The best shape of my life, a...

Hindsight is 20/20

If we squint a bit, change our view, stand on our head... the last 60 days had some high points.

A Conversation about Drugs

#ThrowbackThursday January felt like one of those trains that crawl along the tracks, inching towards its final destination only to...

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