Posts for Taking Flight

My Mother in Hindi

Taking Flight November 23, 2020

It’s our ritual, ours.Bickering over her music,we sit in her bed, eating small orangesfrom a plate black with salt. Lazy…

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Nine Months of Thanksgiving Weekend

Taking Flight November 23, 2020

Our two sons, one in graduate school, the other in college, have been home with us for a few months.  At…

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Conquering the Jumpsuit

Taking Flight October 21, 2019

You study the models in the photographs on pattern 6702 and picture your eldest daughter sashaying through Central Park in…

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Like a Sweater in the Wash

Taking Flight January 18, 2016

Mother woke me up to tell me. Her fifty something voice, trembly as a five year old admitting soiled panties….

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