Archive for April 2020

Have Card, Will Travel

Throughout my young adult life, a period typically marked by moving from apartment to apartment, I carried the memories of my first eight-month European adventure. No, I didn’t just carry the memories. I carried the cards. If you search online now, you find three ways that small European hotels – the kind that were cheap,…

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Finding Comfort in Food

In food, as in so many things, our highly personalized response to the coronavirus pandemic has striking parallels to, and surprising departures from, the other great trauma of most current lifetimes: the 9/11 attacks. In that case, our leaders told us to go out to eat and spend money. In this case, they told us…

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