Tag Archives: tiny

Tiny Love Stories: ‘You’ll Understand Someday’

Tiny Love Stories: ‘You’ll Understand Someday’

Tiny Love Stories: ‘You’ll Understand Someday’ Tiny Love Stories: ‘You’ll Understand Someday’ Waving From the Other Side On my father’s workdays, he would wait for me to wake. I would dress quickly, splashing water on my face. Leaving his scooter behind so we could talk along the way, he would speak of life, of love, both of us laughing; sometimes …

Read More »

J&J Vaccine and Blood Clots: A Risk, if It Exists, Is Tiny

J&J Vaccine and Blood Clots: A Risk, if It Exists, Is Tiny

J&J Vaccine and Blood Clots: A Risk, if It Exists, Is Tiny J&J Vaccine and Blood Clots: A Risk, if It Exists, Is Tiny On Tuesday morning, U.S. federal health regulators recommended a pause in the use of Johnson & Johnson’s Covid-19 vaccine while they investigated six reports of blood clots in women ages 18 to 48. One has died, …

Read More »

Tiny Love Stories: ‘Relieved About a Friend’s Failure’

Tiny Love Stories: ‘Relieved About a Friend’s Failure’

Tiny Love Stories: ‘Relieved About a Friend’s Failure’ Tiny Love Stories: ‘Relieved About a Friend’s Failure’ Looking for Someone, Maybe You My boss at the Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS wanted me to meet Susan. He said that she, a hardworking designer, needed to get out more. Imagining that meant “couldn’t get a date,” I felt more resigned than happy. …

Read More »

Let Us Now Praise Tiny Ants

Let Us Now Praise Tiny Ants

Let Us Now Praise Tiny Ants Let Us Now Praise Tiny Ants All these differences help us see ants as they really are: rich in diversity, earned over millions of years of evolution as they adapted to a world’s worth of habitats, ecosystems and survival strategies. Dr. Rice calls ants “the Bauhaus creations of the natural world.” Like the architectural …

Read More »

Shut Out on Vaccines, Tiny San Marino Turns to Old Friend: Russia

Shut Out on Vaccines, Tiny San Marino Turns to Old Friend: Russia

Shut Out on Vaccines, Tiny San Marino Turns to Old Friend: Russia Shut Out on Vaccines, Tiny San Marino Turns to Old Friend: Russia SAN MARINO — On the ground floor of the only hospital in San Marino, a tiny, independent republic perched high above the surrounding Italian countryside, nurses prepared Covid-19 vaccine doses from glass vials labeled in Cyrillic …

Read More »

Tiny Love Stories: ‘I Didn’t Want Her to Stay Long’

Tiny Love Stories: ‘I Didn’t Want Her to Stay Long’

Tiny Love Stories: ‘I Didn’t Want Her to Stay Long’ Tiny Love Stories: ‘I Didn’t Want Her to Stay Long’ Our Seder, a Year Later “Why is this night different from all the others?” Last Passover, there were more ways than usual. My father was hospitalized with low oxygen. My mother and sister, also sick, spent the holiday clutching their …

Read More »

Tiny Love Stories: ‘Mami Sent Me to Check You Out’

Tiny Love Stories: ‘Mami Sent Me to Check You Out’

Tiny Love Stories: ‘Mami Sent Me to Check You Out’ Tiny Love Stories: ‘Mami Sent Me to Check You Out’ I Guess I Passed Her Test As a dutiful girlfriend, I accompanied Arturo to JFK airport to pick up his sister, who was arriving from Buenos Aires. Greeting her, I casually asked what brought her to New York. “Mami sent …

Read More »

Tiny Town, Big Decision: What Are We Willing to Pay to Fight the Rising Sea?

Tiny Town, Big Decision: What Are We Willing to Pay to Fight the Rising Sea?

Tiny Town, Big Decision: What Are We Willing to Pay to Fight the Rising Sea? Tiny Town, Big Decision: What Are We Willing to Pay to Fight the Rising Sea? AVON, N.C. — Bobby Outten, a county manager in the Outer Banks, delivered two pieces of bad news at a recent public meeting. Avon, a town with a few hundred …

Read More »

Tiny Love Stories: ‘I Had to Take Your Picture’

Tiny Love Stories: ‘I Had to Take Your Picture’

Tiny Love Stories: ‘I Had to Take Your Picture’ Tiny Love Stories: ‘I Had to Take Your Picture’ Turning Bitter Fruit Sweet A blue dawn as I think about how life will proceed without 80-year-old me. How to make those dim vapors disperse? Eggs, coffee, a thin slice of toast and — dare I open a jar of my homemade …

Read More »

Tiny Love Stories: ‘We Are Not Ready for Real Life’

Tiny Love Stories: ‘We Are Not Ready for Real Life’

Tiny Love Stories: ‘We Are Not Ready for Real Life’ Tiny Love Stories: ‘We Are Not Ready for Real Life’ The Last Word My first message to you, 44 years after high school: “I remember you; you had that long, pretty hair.” You told me about the car accident that left your lower body paralyzed. I told you that our …

Read More »