I hope you will read my pieces for The Huffington Post.


Remembering my Interview with Jean-Claude Duvalier


Redemption in a Santa Suit

(8) Comments | Posted December 16, 2013 | 12:41 PM

Our dad taught us early on that the Godfather and Daddy Warbucks have a lot in common.

White-haired and handsome, my father was a bookie with organized crime connections. Though several grand juries had indicted him, and the FBI had raided our home a number of times, according to us…

Holiday Gift Wrap That Makes the Most of Your Trash

(8) Comments | Posted December 18, 2012 |  5:45 PM

Whatever you do, don’t spend big bucks on gift wrapping over the holidays. I promise that you don’t need to.

In fact, you can have more fun and make a more lasting impression on friends and family by creating packaging from trash that you have cluttering your house — stuff…


Redemption in Paper and Pencil Shavings

(24) Comments | Posted December 12, 2012 |  4:25 PM

Pixied and imperfect, I was already evolving into an overachiever by the time I trudged into first grade — yellow rubber boots over navy Lady Janes — bundled in a nubby, winter coat my grandmother had purchased at Kaufman’s the fall before.
Though destined…


Celebrating Thanksgiving From Haiti: A Comedy of American Error

(55) Comments | Posted November 20, 2012 |  4:15 PM

When my partner Sara and I moved to Haiti after the 2010 earthquake leveled most of Port-au-Prince, we faced some serious challenges. Sara directed recovery efforts for a major international housing NGO. I accompanied her in a non-official capacity.

A number of months into our stay, when Thanksgiving rolled…

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