Home leave territory is a place where it is always summer, where our extended family lived in the same homes year after year, and where we were the celebrated visitors.
EMBASSY KID: A MEMOIR. Episode 3: How My Mother Got Our Family Through A Revolution (1958, Caracas)
My mother never imagined that she’d be a part—time diplomat, mother of two bilingual kids, boss to a live-in maid, figuring out how to get through a revolution.
Family Friday: When COVID Hits Home for a Reporter
“ The silence that followed was the loudest sound I ever heard.”Micaela Watts, Memphis Commercial Appeal
Family Friday: Does Your Family Yodel?
My Aunt Snooky’s good cheer and people-connecting have carried our family forward during this very tough year.