Articles by Edra Ziesk
January 9, 2015
Houses hold memories — even if not all of them are good ones. They hold the life of a family — its beginnings, its end.
March 6, 2013
Recipes themselves appeal to me because they are small and finite: little works. You set yourself a goal, pursue and finish it, it doesn’t take very long. That’s the opposite of what I spend my time doing. The longest, most complicated recipe I ever made took me a day. A novel takes years.
November 21, 2012
What constitutes friendship? What defines it? Proximity? Duration? Frequency?
July 17, 2012
Getting rid of the clothing of someone who has died is almost a cliché, heavily metaphorical however you look at it. So it was a surprise that, within weeks of my mother’s death, my father wanted her clothes out of the house. Everything, gone.