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The Road Sways Left and Right and Left Again

You are in the passenger seat next to me as we leave the freeway and head west on a country lane.  I am enjoying watching your reaction to the lovely scenery–the many shades of green with occasional glimpses of plum and the contrasting golden grass.   199 more words

Road Trip

A Peek Under the Bandage

Yesterday I did a recorded interview about writing in general, my own writing specifically, and the novel I have had in progress for the past four years. 2,680 more words


Are There Stars in your Sky?

I am not interested in small talk with you. I don’t want to talk about the weather……unless it’s the weather in your mind. Is it stormy? 13 more words


That Black Girl

Last night I dropped in on Mount Sinai Emergency. It was unplanned, as such trips tend to be, and turned out to have been necessary only in an unintended way. 1,250 more words


Beyond Grandma's Kitchen

Growing up in Addis, in a long ago time when injera was still made at home, the best part of injera day was at the end, when kids got to practice pouring the remaining batter in a swift controlled flow, starting from the outer edge of the… 318 more words


The Most Extraordinary Pie

You are sitting in a cozy room in an easy chair and there’s a table across the room.  And on this table there’s a piece of pie. 270 more words