Posts Tagged ‘giveaway’

Thank you!

Thank you!

After a very scientific selection process, which included several small pieces of paper in a plastic bag, we have five winners for last week’s giveaway. Congratulations to Megan,¬†Claire Helene, Eva, Leslie and Abby! And of course, Rachel, who was unwittingly Comment 1000. Emails are on their way! But mostly I’d like to say thank you […]


The Official End of Summer

The Official End of Summer

I’m writing from Terminal A of Logan Airport, where I am waiting to board my flight to Seoul. I think it goes without saying that my summer has been of the stupendous variety, and I find myself — for the first time in four years — not wanting to go back. Not even a little […]


Wellfleet

Wellfleet

In the late 1950s, my grandparents began a yearly tradition of renting a small cottage on the Cape Cod National Seashore, escaping New Jersey’s heavy summer humidity for a few weeks on the open Atlantic shore. Each year, they would bring my father and his younger siblings until they began to move away to start […]


Chesapeake

Chesapeake

By the middle of August, after a couple weeks of traveling, I found myself in Washington DC at the home of my cousin Heather and her husband Phillip. It had been an obscenely long time since we’d seen one another, thanks to internet’s ruse in keeping people well-connected. But there we sat, finally, with daiquiris […]


New York, Part 2

New York, Part 2

On my second day in New York, after an early morning walk across the Brooklyn Bridge with my dad (something he’d never done despite growing up in and around New York), I met my friend Corey in Chinatown for an afternoon of cameras and pavement pounding and catching up.


New York, Part 1

New York, Part 1

New York, bestill my road-weary heart. Each time I’m in New York, my stay is punctuated with a loud, exclamatory Yes!