Let’s meet up and eat chocolate tortoni.

I've had a wonderful time on my book tour this fall, and am looking forward to my last readings of 2010! Decatur, GA / Mon, Nov 29 at 7:15pm – I'm delighted to return to the Georgia Center for the Book on Monday, November 29th, for a reading from...

be conscious of your treasures.

(Reposted from Thanksgiving 2006, because we can never have enough sliced cranberry sauce from a can.) “The only people with whom you should try to get even are those who have helped you.” – John E. Southard In the U.S., this week marks our Thanksgiving holiday....

with deep thanks.

To our nation’s veterans, and to all those who want to serve, but who haven’t yet been given that right, my thanks. My deepest hope is that we will one day stop creating wars from which veterans must, but sometimes do not, return home. [A sousaphone player...