Sweet Nostalgia

Let’s talk about bonbons. Ice cream bonbons, to be exact. We never had them at home when I was growing up. But when my parents took us to the movies, there was always a box to be shared in the dark, before the feature even started. Those chocolate covered frozen treats were both seductive and … More Sweet Nostalgia

Gift

I’m giving myself a gift. I don’t generally, during the holidays, but this year, yes, this year…? Yes. The internet has changed the world for writers. It’s a good thing, in many ways, but I have, truthfully, felt a bit smothered by it—the necessity for promotion, the struggle to be everywhere, to be heard. I … More Gift