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A Pet's Eternal Memory and A Piece of Modern Jewelry

A Pet's Eternal Memory and A Piece of Modern Jewelry

My best friend Ellie had a dog named Orion, after the constellation. He was an extraordinarily beautiful creature and Ellie’s steadfast companion for fifteen years.

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A White Gold Bracelet and a Father-Daughter Bond

A White Gold Bracelet and a Father-Daughter Bond

The unexpected winter sunshine casts a circle of light around my father, my mother, my husband, and me.

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Wedding Proposals and Wild Horses

Wedding Proposals and Wild Horses

Lucy has no fear of heights, or small spaces or strong winds. She never worried about natural disasters or robberies or car accidents.

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Great Love Stories: Isabelle's Engagement Ring

Great Love Stories: Isabelle's Engagement Ring

Davie scrolls down the page and takes a deep breath. Jewelry glitters like a succession of constellations on the screen.

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A Green Gemstone and the Best Days

A Green Gemstone and the Best Days

I own a green gemstone that I might love even more than my engagement ring. It was a gift from the man I married, and it has come to symbolize a living vow—

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Tea, Honey Cake, and An Aquamarine Birthstone for My Mom

Tea, Honey Cake, and An Aquamarine Birthstone for My Mom

One March afternoon, in a teahouse on California’s Santa Catalina Island, I ate a piece of honey cake and was instantly transported back to my childhood.

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