In August my hair starts to grow back. I notice one morning after blow-drying it. My forehead is fringed with a thin layer of new, wispy bangs. There are one-inch strands of hair that start at my temples and curl upward over my cheekbones. I go and get a haircut. This is good, my hairdresser […]

Before the wedding.

Before the wedding we walk around Brooklyn. It is May and warm and the city is green and buzzing. My cousin’s kids have never been to a city like this before but they take to it like only kids can take to something so unfamiliar – with abandon and with an enviable, genuine enthusiasm. We […]