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February 2010


Dear Valentine,

[Pacific Ocean, December 2009.] Love, of course, can be many things. It can be clear blue skies and an unexpected picnic in August. It can be your brother picking you up at the airport no matter what time you come in, in Maine and…

14 February 2010

On Misremembering

[Coconut bread, and tea, January 2010.] Quite a few years ago I read a book that would become one of my very favorites — My Dream of You , by the Irish writer Nuala O’Faolain — and which I subsequently have passed around to…

5 February 2010