Journey to the Catskills:
I followed my dog! She needed bigger pastures than I could give her in Brooklyn. She was so happy on the long trails through deep woods here.
If it has to do with books, I do it: write them, edit them, review them, and proofread them*.
Motorcycling. It’s in my heart.
Making a summer dinner from ingredients harvested that day in the vegetable garden.
Spanakopita is the ideal dish for me, a vegetarian of Greek heritage. I make a tasty one!
*Read about Pierson’s work at https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Melissa_Holbrook_Pierson and http://www.melissaholbrookpierson.com/
Her iconic book “The Perfect Vehicle: What Is It About Motorcycles” was published by W. W. Norton & Company in 1998 and is described by The New Yorker as “a polished, winding meditation on the theory and fractiousness of motorcycles.”