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Nicknames (Sample Story from my new podcast, WINNETKA)

In the fine WASP tradition of gifting innocent children with preposterous nicknames, my parents changed the perfectly civilized names we were given at birth to goofy alternatives. Mine was the worst. Warning: it starts with P. Hear all about it in this sample story from my new podcast, WINNETKA… . or listen …

Kissed By A Sea Lion

My twin brother, Billy (aka William), and I were walking in Central Park on a gorgeous, freaky warm winter afternoon when two women closed in on us from behind. One of them said, “Excuse me, where did you get your shoes? They’re beautiful.” She was not addressing my brother. The women reminded …