Green Tomato Mania

We’re having stellar days in the 70s but frosty nights in the 30s. It’s the end of the garden as we knew it. Onions, arugula, sage, mint, parsley, rosemary, thyme—they’re fine, for now. But the tomato and pepper plants have shriveled and browned. I made a quick dash to pick every last tomato I could…Continue readingGreen Tomato Mania


I’ve been putting my office in order, unpacking boxes of files and notebooks from years past. I came across a tattered journal with a pink cardboard cover; it holds some of my initial impressions of Cambodia in early 1998, shortly after moving to the country. On Jan. 24, I wrote about our first meal at…Continue readingReminiscing