Miriam goes away

Minneapolis, Minnesota circa 1966 When Miriam got married, the excitement of the wedding, never prepared me for what was to happen after the short church […]


A Grandfather I wish I had known better

St. Paul, Minnesota circa 1975 Papa’s father–my Dada (Dtha-Dtha) came to visit us from India. He was an amazing character and I could not take my eyes […]


Taking Risks

I’ve been thinking quite a bit about how my writing is judged. Having agents tell me over and over, “No, thanks—I’m not interested” or “I […]



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