In Excellent Company

I find it curious that the book I spent five years writing has become less mine in the year and a half since its publication. Before launching it out into the world, it was so much mine — my thoughts, woven through sentences written over and over again until they became story. After launching I … More In Excellent Company

A melody for Ukraine

I can’t remember everything we hummed for each other that day. I am certain, though, that one melody would have have been Beethoven’s Nineth Symphony, set to poet Friedrich Schiller’s Ode to Joy. On that day, my new friend and I needed more than words. We needed a form of communication that spanned countries, ethnicity … More A melody for Ukraine