Jewels from the Roving Stove
Jewels: It’s harder (and more expensive) to do memorable birthday gifts for Tatjana as she gets older. Now there’s someone special in her life whose birthday happens to be just a couple days before hers to think of too, so I decided to go for gold this year. Olympic gold in London, but with an American team taking the medal to represent both halves of her heritage, and to initiate Aaron into my favorite American sport. It was the next best thing to being there myself, watching it on TV while texting with Tatjana, who agreed to photograph the evening for all of us, and Aaron, her chivalrous boyfriend, has very kindly written about the experience.
Aaron: An odd but truthful way to begin this article is that I was dreading the Olympics. Living in London I knew that it was going to cause an absolute nightmare with the transport system making it almost impossible to get anywhere without the tubes being a fairly reliable simulation of what it’s like to be… Keep Reading »
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