Before we get started, you need to know that I know my version of goulash is not the traditional version. I do not like soup and while I love stew, this is not a stew. It’s a marinara pasta dish that we’ve always called goulash. So, now you know. Ingredients: 2 mild Italian sausage links … More Goulash

Another Brooklyn

Running into a long-ago friend sets memory from the 1970s in motion for August, transporting her to a time and a place where friendship was everything—until it wasn’t. For August and her girls, sharing confidences as they ambled through neighborhood streets, Brooklyn was a place where they believed that they were beautiful, talented, brilliant—a part … More Another Brooklyn

What I am reading…

Macbeth has been on my to-read list for almost two decades now and I wasn’t getting any closer to reading it… …so I decided I’ll teach it next semester, which will force me to get it read before Christmas. I enjoy the way I think, too 😉

Two words from an I-thought-I-was-wise-but-perhaps-I’m-really-an-idiot dog owner:

1. When you wake up all snuggly cuddly and your groggy eyes meet his groggy eyes, never whisper “outside?” and then try to roll over. You will get a paw on your throat supported by the full weight of his little body. Your breathing will be impaired. “Outside” is not a joking matter. 2. Never assume … More Two words from an I-thought-I-was-wise-but-perhaps-I’m-really-an-idiot dog owner: