Musings

Wisdom and Teeth

One of quickest ways to check the age of a horse is to pry open its jaws. Though the horse-dealing business rife with…

Makeup

My makeup routine has come a long way since I grudgingly began dabbing concealer onto newly appearing red spots, those dreaded hormonal…

My city, my self

The clouds are lower in London. Their snugness comforts me—like the crispness of accents in nearby conversations, and the orange glow…

A Great Life

Though I never met, or even physically saw, Oliver Sacks, his death struck me the way I imagine I’ll feel…

Letting go of future loss

Last month–or was it longer ago? I can barely remember, which makes me feel callous–my grandfather had a stroke. It…