Three Thanksgivings

As I write this, my daughter is zesting oranges gleaned from our neighbor’s tree, which hangs over our driveway and provides us with all the oranges we can reach during two separate seasons of the year. Next to her is my boyfriend Paulie, using coconut cream as a hopeful substitute for butter in his rum-drizzled... Continue Reading →

My Compassionate Nature

Last Spring I was in Chicago, waiting for some tortilla soup  in a little Mexican restaurant near my friend Nayt's apartment. It was my last night in town, and we'd had a mild disagreement, after which I told him that I loved him unconditionally, but was going out for something to eat. I initially sat... Continue Reading →

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