I’ll carry you in my pocket.

My friend Candace went on Facebook to say that she was sad that she couldn’t make it to the Women’s March on Washington this Saturday. Her health won’t allow it. I’ve heard from people myself, but Candace had a great idea: If you know someone who wants to march, but cannot, write their name on …

An ode to a coat

My winter coat had long been a joke between my husband and me. It was black and nondescript, though my husband called it ugly. I bought it maybe 15¬†years ago for $40 — a steal, considering that at the time I’d been looking at the high-tech stuff at LL Bean and North Face. Instead, I …