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Archive for August 2007


I am on vacation, which is to say, I am not living at home for a few weeks. And yet, I am trying to work on my new book and I am answering emails of all sorts, and I’m doing a few bookstore readings in the area… So what allows me to say, “I am…

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Letting Go

My 21-year-old daughter, Emilia, is spending the coming year in Costa Rica. She will be working as a dorm advisor in a private school. It’s her version of a “gap year,” a break between college (NYU ’07) and whatever comes next.I am in awe of her spirit of adventure, her willingness to experiment with her…

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