When Harry walked across my palm and onto my fingertips, perhaps wisely attempting a swift getaway, the scratch of his toenails on my skin was thrilling.
E.C. Salibian is a nonfiction writer who lives in Rochester, New York, with two cats, Gadu Meg and Gadu Yergoo. Her work has appeared in The Sun, Fourth Genre, Los Angeles Review of Books, and other publications. Salibian is senior editor of Rochester Beacon, a digital publication and community forum that looks in depth at the Rochester, NY, region's complex challenges. Born in Casablanca, Morocco, she also is working on a memoir about her continent-spanning Armenian family.
Eat Before You Go
It had come to this: centuries of culinary heritage devolved on my watch into a bunch of parsley liquefied in its produce bag….