summer’s end.

Lately I have been doing so much work there isn’t room for anything else. I wake up and make coffee with eyes still closed against the morning light. I work in bed with the pillows propped up behind my back and I don’t shower until three or four, when I’ve written or revised thousands of […]

a house in napa, part one.

Our house in Napa sits on top of a hill, five miles up the curviest road I’ve ever driven on. It’s missing guardrails and flanked on both sides by small patches of vineyards and private, appointment-only wineries. The house itself is set back from the road. Past the gated entry, we pass a solitary solar […]