In Praise of Our Nonbiological Nuclear Family
“It’s interesting to grow old and see how things turn out,” Edmund White wrote in his memoir, “My Lives.”
When Ann poked her head into my office and introduced herself one day back in the … What was it — late- ‘80s? mid-‘90s? Who remembers? Anyway, when she entered my office, I had no idea there would ever be a story at all, let alone one that’s become as precious as an heirloom.