Chanukah on Christmas Feels Like a Miracle
The best possible gift is sharing the holiday together, continuing my mother's tradition
It Was Time for The Talk
We never talked much, certainly never again about sex. Once was enough for both of us.
Our Christmas Funeral
My father may have died, but Christmas would go on—complete with tree and traditions
Pee, Poop, Puke: Cleanup on Aisle 2 of Our Life
Things started off a little messy, but eventually she did what puppies do—snuggling her way into our hearts
A Tale of Two Thanksgivings
Celebrating the holiday with a parent who has Alzheimer's, you never know if it will be the best or worst of times
The Piercing Pagoda
When word spread that I was an expert ear-piercer, girls lined up, needles were stuck and parents were pissed
Chains of Love
When my anklet disappeared in the Hawaiian surf, I felt a loss that went beyond a mere piece of jewelry
Pour the Wine, Not Your Heart
What do you do when a casual acquaintance invites you to dinner and unloads a dumpster of adultery, betrayal and misgivings?