Love Letter to You

Dear Reader, Yes, you. How I dream of you sprawled on your comfy couch, the fire in your hearth blazing, your glass of wine/tea/coconut water at your side, a colorful crocheted blanket rumpled in your lap, your cat/dog/ferret snoring softly by your side, my latest...

And the winner is…

The first drawing is done. And I would like to congratulate Terry Fountain! She gets a copy of “Rest Home Runaways.” But another drawing is upon us. Make a comment on any blog entry on this site before August 25th, and I will put your name in the hat for a...

Mazel Tov!

I’m not Jewish, but I have lots of Jewish friends. Shoot, as a tween I went to almost as many Bar and Bat Mitzvahs as I did birthday parties. I love Judaism’s sense for rituals. One ritual I particularly like takes place during wedding ceremonies, that moment when the...

Stupid Stupid Death

Growing old and helpless scares the shit out of me. It’s no doubt why I wrote “Rest Home Runaways.” Because after years of trying to figure out why I write, I finally figured out I do it as a way to make sense of the world, to deal with all the things I find...