“I just want more of her.” A wonderful piece on the late lamented food writer, Laurie Colwin.

This Is the Abridged Version

This Is the Abridged Version

Dear Ann, I’ve photoshopped my fingers to the bone, and can’t think how to go about describing this trip other than in pictures and captions. (Our favorite literary genre!) If I had more time, I’d write a shorter post. Sorreee! Tel Aviv Day One Some cities are easy to map in your mind. (Omaha::Manhattan; Dodge Street::Fifth Avenue.) Some cities I will never be able to map mentally, no matter how many times I visit. ...

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First/Last/Home

First/Last/Home

Dear Ann, First picture in Israel. (Basel Street fruit store.) Last picture in Israel. (Beach at Jaffa.) First picture at home. I have a lot to tell, but also a lot to do. Stuff has been piling up around here. More later. ...

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Rami and Me

Dear Ann, I am in Tel Aviv. I know! It’s meshugge! I can’t upload pictures at the moment, but please know that in a few days, you should expect a mighty river of pictures. Israel is a beautiful country; very dense with the National Geographic-style contrasts of trendy and ancient in the same eyefull. The KayCam tried very hard to capture its share of camels in gas stations. But I couldn’t wait to get back to share with you...

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