About

This blog has gone through a number of incarnations, and is now a format for The First Time for Everything.  These short essays are meant to  remind us all what we have in common: our humanity, our memories.

All images and writing by Stephanie Urdang unless otherwise noted.

6 thoughts on “About

  1. Hello you amazing thing. I have always thought that smells absolutely trigger chemicals in your brain that lead to memories. Also, music does a similar thing to me. It can bring me back to a different time and place. And of course, photos really can do it. Being overly sentimental, extremely for my own good I find it very hard to look at older photos of my life. I guess that’s one of the prizes of Depression. Your photos and stories are just perfect, beautiful. Like you are. xxoo

  2. Hi, Stephanie! I miss you…your wit, intellect, patience & perspective. You were a generous friend to me in some of my darkest hours. I wish you a speedy and full recovery.

    • Thank you so much, Joe. Hope your new life is a happy one and that you like living in Boston. Let me know if you are ever in New York. I have a friend I’d like to visit in boston and if that happens, I will let you know. I am invited this summer, and as soon as I am able to drag a bag and walk freely, which is getting more clear as a possibility. Travel near and far is first on the list. Two weeks in PT has done wonders for my recovery. You know, it’s a profound thing to grow older, see kids become adults and make their own lives, and see what life brings to everyone. Our history is linked and you will always be in my heart.

  3. Stephanie, we will by in NYC this coming week. We would love to see you if your schedule allows it.

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