(Photo: Courtesy Margarita Gokun Silver) My toes felt scrunched. The nails I’d forgotten to cut pushed against my white tights and the new, stiff leather. “How are they?” my grandfather… Read More
Margarita Gokun Silver has written for The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, The Jewish Daily Forward and The Christian Science Monitor, among others. She lives in Madrid with her husband, her daughter and her literary dog named Pushkin. She blogs at StoriesAndColors and tweets @StoriesColors.