On big sisters

August 2022

Early in the year, my friend H invited me to watch Good Luck To You, Leo Grande courtesy of the Sundance Film Festival. I had come to it with some…

January 2022

I always forget the new white linen look of the world in the immediate aftermath of heavy snowfall. The East Coast received a solid dumping of snow over…
it's the worst part of travel

December 2021

'Return of the Mack' is a perfect homecoming song, did you know?
What I watched, and what mattered

September 2021

…is coming. It’s not here yet but it’s en route. Summer is collecting its things—a tote bag filled with half-eaten berries; a well-reviewed book with a…

August 2021

In a fit of laptop activity recently, I tried cleaning up my Google Drive. That place is a mess. Notes that were supposed to be transferred to their…

April 2021

I wore black dungarees to move apartments. Again. The movies demanded it. When I ordered the bins to pack my things in, I underestimated how much…

March 2021

This weekend I watched Roman Holiday (1953) again. It's maybe my third time in as many months, because it comes up on one of the free channels on my…

December 2020

This week I am in a small Catskills village in upstate New York. It snowed today. I'm here with a friend, each of us far from home (he's also British…

October 2020

...is how I described 2020 in an instagram caption earlier this month, and I really meant it. It feels like no other 10-month period in my life has been…