We’re a team, Sadie. A good one. Why break that up?”  Though she loved the fact that he didn’t want her to leave, she knew she had to go for her own peace of mind. How could she ever look…Read more

SF & Fantasy

Seven miles south of downtown Los Angeles sprawled an Assyrian palace. Concrete sphinxes looked out atop the walls. Bas-relief griffins decorated towers and buttresses, all modeled on the citadel of King Sargon the Second. The building had served as a…Read more

Food & Cooking

Chicken potpie, a relative of the English meat pies and French pâtes en croute, is to me one of those iconic American dishes. I grew up eating Swanson’s frozen potpies—that kind of food is how a big family with a…Read more