For the past twenty-four hours, Audrey Hepburn has been my muse. Last night, after cooking a mediocre dinner of rice and vegetables, I sat down to eat and needed Netflix to barely fill the empty spot next to me where my love usually sits.  I chose Breakfast at Tiffany’s. Truman Capote has come and gone-from […]

Winter Refuge

In A Midwife’s Tail: The Life of Martha Ballard, Based on Her Diary, 1785-1812, Laurel Thatcher Ulrich paints the portrait of a midwife that has to brave the unexpected nature of northern Maine in order to help women give birth.  I read this book in college.  I read a lot of books over those four years; […]