These children are, in my mind, refugees — not of war, per se, but of a world order that is wildly and wickedly out of balance

Leo the pig, whose pink skin and white bristles make it easy to spot ticks, seems to enjoy being examined each night

“I knew I was right, I knew I was right!”

We were standing on the royal axis, the line of monuments that are all oriented at 26 degrees, forming a straight line from the Louvre all the way to the Chateau de Versailles

Over the years, I’ve tended to lean on others to decipher even the most important fine print

There was no way it was ever going to remain 10 pounds as an adult, as the Texas trailer park breeder they had found on the Internet said it would

‘Paradise Lost’

By the time you are on your second house, you have learned enough from the first one to apply that knowledge to the next one

A place where others have lived and gardened before

It is always interesting to see how Martha's Vineyard, not all that dissimilar from the East End of Long Island, copes with some of the same pressures