Year: 2019

  • How Can Our Communities Heal from Abuses of Power?

    How Can Our Communities Heal from Abuses of Power?

    “The good news is that people are more loyal to sex than to taboo play.”

  • Love will tear us apart … or not

    Love will tear us apart … or not

    With all the forces trying to tear us apart, including our own personal idiosyncrasies, it is a testament to our incredible hardheadedness that Kamran and I have remained together.

  • “Trickster Crumb”

    “Trickster Crumb”

    One day I woke up to discover that the imp in my story is a quantum being. It just occurred to me in a dream. The imp doesn’t travel in time. The imp is not measurable at times. When the imp is not measurable, strange things happen. Time changes shape. The imp divides into many.…

  • “Dina, it’s time we moved to America.”

    “Dina, it’s time we moved to America.”

    My grandmother was six and was in the market with her good friend, also six, when strangers attacked the shtetl where she was born. They set angry pigs loose in the streets, killing her friend right in front of her. My grandmother was unharmed. When she returned home, her mother looked at her and said:…