A Photograph by Eric Fain

Where is the past? Once a moment passes, we can find it again only in our  memory. But what is memory? Clearly it is unreliable and frequently deceptive. It is not a movie that can be seen over and over. Memory is inherently self-serving and always emotional, so much so that the past can only…

Boys Will Be Boys

I was five when I had my first ‘Boys will be Boys’ moment. It was on the kindergarten playground. We were waiting to go into class when a boy, whose name I cannot remember, ran up and grabbed my white sweater, threw it on the ground and jumped up and down on it. My grandmother…