Category Archives: My Parents

Photos of My Parents Becoming Parents

My aunt and uncle were in town from Cape Cod over the weekend (hence the lack of posting — I went straight from the SF trip into out-of-town guests) and my aunt brought me a bunch of old photos. There was a whole little album with pictures of my mother pregnant and bringing me home. […]

My (Really) Big News

I can hardly believe that I am about to type the following sentence. This week I accepted an offer from Penguin to publish my memoir. The Rules of Inheritance will debut in hardcover in the spring of 2012 through Hudson Street Press, and then again in paperback through Plume a year after that. I know […]

My Family

Almost two years after my mother died I had a dream that I was on Cape Cod. In the dream it was Thanksgiving and my whole family was present, my aunts and my uncle, my cousins, even my father. Everyone was seated around the long table in my aunt's dining room, a great feast laid […]