On An Island

On An Island

I am on an island. Not figuratively. Literally. I am on an island. Said island is not exactly in the middle of nowhere, but away from most somewheres I know. No cars on this island, you need your own boat or a water taxi to get here. Nothing commercial on the island,...
Long Beautiful Hair

Long Beautiful Hair

I come from a family of hair people. Hair is one of our things. It’s important. We have lots of it, always long. I grew up with stories of my grandmother having her head crudely and painfully shaved when she arrived at Auschwitz. I grew up with a mother who put...