Out of the Woods

My father was 8 years old when Russian authorities invaded his town in Poland, murdered his father, and shipped most of the family — my dad, his mother, and 3 of his 4 siblings — off on a train. Stuffed in a car with many other families, they began a days-long journey without food or … Continue reading Out of the Woods

New York

Here’s a little secret for those who don’t know me very well: I’ve never been crazy about New York City. I grew up and attended college in Syracuse and spent my first 6 years out of school in Los Angeles. When I moved to NYC for grad school, it was supposed to be temporary. I … Continue reading New York