Birthday Voyage

“I called my brother and sister to get their take on the situation and we all agreed it was a good idea to gather and support my parents ASAP. I booked a plane ticket and 36 hours later, I was on my way to the motherland.”

A Home of Our Own in Paris

“We got in one of those tiny elevators together and it seemed like the longest ride ever to the third floor. I fought my American instinct to break the silence and just stared at my clasped hands instead.”

Time After Time

“This morning out of the blue Jonas suggested that we try to reenact the tintype photo that was given to me. He’s thoughtful like that.”