a complicated penguin

It was a sunny day on the last day of September at London Zoo, and this penguin was feeling it. Basking in it proudly. I have a lot of mixed…

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knowing a number by heart

I can tell you the phone numbers of four childhood friends from the 1980s. And the phone numbers of both of my grandmothers who’ve long ago passed away. But important…

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the back of our hands

"As you grow older, you will discover that you have two hands, one for helping yourself, the other for helping others." – Audrey Hepburn My friend Liz and I are…

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