Girlfriends can be a woman's best friends — until a man spikes the punch.
In a chest, an author finds a family lineage of devotion to opera — and the past comes alive.
It's too bad pet turtles can't write because they get to see the wide acres of a human lifetime.
Coming home at night to a rural home can give the past a second wind, but let it be a short one.
Being anointed "cultural advisor" to 19 visiting American college students can make for a class of its own.
For the paranoid person, a relationship means opening a portal into a beautiful but terrifying world.
The author bids a bittersweet farewell to her "accidental" vocation of Rome tour guide.