Happy Mardi Gras, friends! Wherever you are, I hope the good times are rolling wherever you are. It’s a slow roll around here this year. My COVID luck finally ran out. The virus found me at last. Yesterday I felt like I’d been kicked in the head; today my battery’s at about 5 percent, and… Continue reading »
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January newsletter: Making space
[Hi, readers! As of this month, I’m posting the full text of my newsletters here as well as on Substack. It’s free, and it’s the best way to keep up with me, with posts sent right to your inbox. Sign up now.] Welcome to mid-January, that time of year when fresh resolutions begin to buckle… Continue reading »
How to survive the empty nest
We moved our youngest kid into his first-year college dorm this past weekend, and I wrote myself a starter survival guide.
May newsletter is out
Dead Letter Office: In the latest installment of my newsletter I embrace personal archival irresponsibility. (TL:DR: You don’t need to save all your old letters. In fact you might be happier throwing at least some of them out.)
What I’ve been up to lately, plus a photo of some amazing double-cherry blossoms from Congressional Cemetery, one of my favorite neighborhood haunts. Happy spring!