Facing the fears.

Facing the fears.

The past Halloween, all dressed up in my ninja suit, I took a cab to a club downtown. The cabbie, a student hailing from Uzbekistan where Halloween has been outlawed, curiously prodded me with questions about the holiday: Why do kids go around collecting candy? Are...
Playful spirit: lost & found

Playful spirit: lost & found

So, I was on a first date the other night, which went pretty much like all the other many, many first dates I’ve endured over the past few years. Until, after volleying the standard questions back and forth, the gentleman in front of me threw me this new one:...