July 31, 2017

On Process and Wholeness

By Dora Malech

In my last post, a quote from Emerson reached me at just the right moment in my own life. In looking into the quote’s context in Emerson’s journals, I found […]

September 14, 2016

The Victor Dog

By Dora Malech

My husband recently inherited an old Victrola from his maternal grandparents. It’s perfectly maintained; lift the lid and wind the crank and drop the needle on one of the thick records […]

November 8, 2010

Homemade Mess

By Elizabeth Ames Staudt

My favorite line from my second-favorite chocolate chip cookie recipe is this: “Scoop 6 3 ?-ounce mounds of dough (the size of generous golf balls) onto baking sheet, making sure […]