The game has changed. I’m curious as to who is going to keep playing. The West — and not just its ski towns — has been transformed into yet another playground for the rich.
I used to be a ski bum. For a time, I worked to live, earning just enough to cover the essentials: food, shelter and occasionally
My aunt died on Christmas Eve of course. In my mind she is all but inseparable from the winter holiday.
Start with a notebook. Why? If we want readers to take our writing seriously, we have to show them we’re serious about our writing.
I’m worried. Everywhere, housing costs continue to spiral further out of the reach of those making median salaries and below. I’m worried about this for
It seems that beauty is leaving our world at a rapid rate. We don’t need to run down the entire list of modern eyesores, a
Cooking is an act of faith, I think. When we follow a recipe, we are entrusting one of life’s simple but profound pleasures to (oftentimes)
I began watching Ken Burns’ “Hemingway” documentary recently, via the PBS app on Roku. In my mind, I imagine Ernest Hemingway as a red-sashed officer
I despised the first book I read by Patrick Modiano. Too vague, too inconsequential, I thought. The French novelist had just won the Nobel Prize
To write! What a marvelous thing!” — Paul Léautaud It’s a miracle that in the face of Netflix, video games, VR, 3-D, Spotify and on-demand