On a blustery Saturday, I decided to bake bread. It was 10:30am, and I had never done such a thing before, but I imagined myself in the kitchen kneading the pale powdery squish of the dough with my hands, folding toward and pushing away. I’d recently bought a recipe book from an old hippie commune . . . Read More
Articles tagged ‘80s childhood’
November 18, 2020
"Something inside felt met" he wrote about kneading dough for the first time. Eight months into the pandemic, I wanted that
May 4, 2020
All My Friends Are Gonna Be Strangers
I visited NorthPark Mall the weekend Texas started opening up. It was weird.
On Saturday I went to the most popular mall in Dallas, and I wrote this piece. I hadn’t planned to report on my state’s controversial re-opening, but I was overwhelmed by the oddness of the spectacle and the unprecedented nature of the moment. When I posted the story to Facebook, my college best friend commented, . . . Read More