At Home In The Snow

Winter is officially here! At least that’s what my friends who have lived through Colorado winters keep saying. And I’m over here like...yeah, finally. It’s about time, guy. It’s nearing the end of December. In Buffalo, winter kicked off in October, didn’t end until April, and it was UGLY. No matter how delicately the flakes …

Meet The Friends

Four stories up on his rooftop deck, we were hunched over a folding table, elbows deep in pulverized potatoes and onions making latkes for his annual holiday party when he said what still gives me chills a week later... “So, yeah. This is kind of a big deal. You being here.”  Three hours and 120 …

Full of Surprises

“Get ready to look up,” he leaned down real close and whispered in my ear. His words hit my neck and rolled down my spine, all the way to my toes it seemed. He was already on a roll that night, but what a line. We were squished together in a set of revolving doors, …

Guilty As Charged

Tuesday night, before I went to bed, I tucked myself under the covers and Googled, "how to dress for a court summons."  Dress like you would for a job interview. Don't wear sweatpants or shorts. Men, you should wear a tie. Ladies, slacks are a good option. In ten hours, on Wednesday morning, I was …

Holy Thankful

Though I ate my fair share of homemade Thanksgiving dishes and pie, my heart is what's most full. Here we go. The five of us sat there, eyes closed, holding hands around a high-top dinner table piled with all the classics: buttery mashed potatoes, brown sugared yams, creamy and crunchy French’s green bean casserole, the remnants …