Harvest Time Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream

  Compare and despair. That is what my friend John Camilleri said to me after I sized myself up this way: So and so is more successful than me, more confident than me, more charming, more fashionable. That exchange was had years ago, on a subway platform in New York, where we both lived at […]

On the Verge with Salted Herbs

  There is comfort in stasis, in trees that are barren, and fields that are resting.   In those frozen, darker times, time is generous. You can make it your own and, with inexpensive switch-button illumination, it’s easy for everyone to make more of it.   Then comes the notion of soft rains falling—not yet […]