Category Archives: Love

Changes

Life is always and obviously full of changes – both planned and unplanned – and at almost 30, I feel like mine has been undulating with upheaval for the last five years especially. It feels strange to turn and face it to find I moved to New Mexico, lived in a trailer in the desert, […]

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Uncontrolled Perfection

If your family is anything like mine, it is tightly knit, spread and spiderwebbed like a tapestry, knotted, beautiful, and warm, with soft threads from constant use. Also, it is full of stains from grubby fingers and flour dust from making homemade pierogis. I am one of 24 first cousins (all but two of them […]

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Dana + Jamil

Dana and Jamil were married last month out in New Jersey, from where each of them hails. Sometimes it is funny to imagine two people – lives disparate, unmet, going about the business that leads them to grow separately into the same kind of good and kind person, caring about others, learning things, turning to social […]

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Dana and Jamil

Dana is someone whose laughter is an infectious outburst of raucous zeal, whose heart is kind and wide and enthusiastic, whose curls and life are everywhere. Jamil is her perfect foil, sending serious, simmering talks into boiling roiling giggles, centering her in his big embrace. The three of us went up to the High Line […]

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