Hey friends. As many of you know, I haven’t written on the The Leftern Wall in a long time. My shorter writings have mostly been condensed into <140 characters, i.e., Twitter, and my longer writings have […]
[Update: Kingdom of Olives and Ash was published on May 30th, 2017]. As many of you know, over the past two and a half years, I’ve been involved in organizing a book project aimed at marking (and […]
A year ago this week, Baha Nababta was killed. I wrote the following post then: One of the best people I’ve met in a very, very long time, a social activist and community organizer from […]
My beloved, brilliant, hilarious and kind grandmother, Esther Steinberg Rothman, died last week. I am both really sad, and really grateful for all of the minutes and years I got to spend with her. A number […]
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Five years ago, I started this blog. I’ve checked in each year, on or around the anniversary – years one, two, three, four – to reflect, out loud, on what the past year has contained. This year […]
I. Rattlesnakes The trails were unfamiliar — I barely knew what continent I was on — and fear was gnawing at me as I ran through the craggy, tree-lined trails of Tilden Regional Park. By […]